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United States Marine Corps
Family Housing Office
Barstow, CA 92311
Learn about the variety of housing possibilities available as well as information about setting up utilities in your home . Housing options are available to your unique situation including: housing for families, single service members, families that are enrolled in the exceptional family member program, pet owners and unaccompanied personnel. Explore your options to find a home that best fits your needs.
Currently, there are 74 government quarters for families aboard the base. There are two areas – Desert View and James L. Day Street (Club Street). All qualifying personnel arriving at Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow for permanent duty should report to the family housing office in the community center, Building 363, prior to executing any commitment to a private commercial rental agreement. The housing office numbers are 760-577-6872 or DSN 312-577-6872.
Housing Referral Office
The Fort Irwin housing referral office is your contact for any problems you encounter, including discrimination, complaints and tenant-landlord disputes, as well as any questions or problems about off-base housing. The Fort Irwin HRO will provide you with a list of rentals with corresponding locator maps and give you information about the communities in which the rentals are located. The office can be reached by calling 760-380-3576.
It is affordable to purchase a home in Barstow now, but difficult to sell one. Below are housing market statistics from the California Association of Realtors, DataQuick Information Systems:
All applications can be emailed or faxed to the housing office before your permanent change of station. Include a copy of your orders showing your detachment date. The family housing office is located in the community center, Building 363.
The wait time for senior non-commissioned officers, company grade and field grade is one month; the wait time for junior enlisted range from 1-2 months. Call 760-577-6872 for more information.
The housing application, DD Form 1746, is available online.
Bachelor housing is available to single active duty service members and geographical bachelors. All bachelors housing is controlled by the commands. You will be assigned to bachelor housing when you check in to your new unit.
Service members enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program requesting priority housing are encouraged to contact the base housing office at least 60-90 days before checking into Marine Corps Logistic Base Barstow.
If you have any special needs, please include them on your housing application under remarks. Four of the 74 quarters are Americans with Disabilities Act compliant for special needs issues. Call housing at 760-577-6872 for more information. The EFMP office can be reached at 760-577-5854 for inquiries regarding special equipment needs.
MCLB Barstow does not have a mobile home park; however, there are 25 camper spaces available at the Oasis Temporary Lodging Facility for any size full hookup, with CATV available for long term.
Daily and monthly rates are available. Pets must be kept on a 6’ leach at all times. Check-in is 2:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. For more information call the Oasis Temporary Lodging Facility at 760-577-6418.
Unfurnished apartments in the Barstow area average $500-$1200 for a one-bedroom unit, $700-$1400 for a two-bedroom unit, and $900-$1700 for 3 bedroom units per month. The surrounding towns/cities, such as Silver Lakes, Apple Valley, Victorville, Adelanto, and Hesperia, which are anywhere from 15 – 50 miles south of Barstow, are more expensive. Compared to the rest of the country, Barstow's cost of living is 7.32% lower than the U.S. average.
Visit InMyArea.com to search for utility providers based on your zip code. This website serves as a one-stop shop where you can explore your options, compare prices and purchase services.
Currently, there are 74 government quarters for married families aboard the base. There are two areas – Desert View and Quarters Street(James L. Day/Club). All married personnel arriving at Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow for permanent duty should report to the family housing office in the community center, Building 363, prior to executing any commitment to a private commercial rental agreement.
The housing office numbers are 760-577-6872 or DSN 282- 577-6872.
If your household goods haven't arrived yet, save your money and contact the Relocation Assistance Program office at 760-577-6675 to check out a free Lending Locker kit equipped with kitchen essentials. Other Loan Locker items include microwaves, vacuums, and tables and chairs, to name a few.