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Post Housing Office
117 A. Farley Avenue
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
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.
Housing Referral Office – Your contact for any problems you encounter – including discrimination complaints, tenant-landlord disputes or questions or problems about off-post housing – is the HRO. The HRO will provide you with a list of rentals with corresponding locator maps, and give you information regarding the communities in which the rentals are located.
Due to the high cost of living, off-post housing in New Jersey is expensive to rent or buy. Housing in Pennsylvania is less expensive but requires a commute of 45 minutes to an hour.
The Housing Services Office can provide a list of local real estate agents to service members seeking to purchase a home off post.
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.
Residential housing at Picatinny Arsenal has been privatized since the summer of 2006. The results of the Army partnering with Balfour Beatty Communities has proven to benefit and improve the overall condition and standard of living for our service members. Privatization has enabled Picatinny Arsenal to receive 26 newly constructed home, renovate numerous others and provide more modern and adequate homes for the men and women who service our great nation.
Service members assigned to Picatinny Arsenal are encouraged to contact Balfour Beatty Communities as soon as they receive orders confirming their assignment to the base. This will enable BBC to determine your housing needs and open the lines of communication as you prepare to relocate to your Army home in northern New Jersey.
BBC point of contact information: The office is located at 117 Farley Ave., Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. Housing points of contact are the community manager at 973-328-2992 or fax 973-328-2996 and the facilities manager at 973-328-0776.
If you would like to live in base housing, contact the housing office at 973-724-2190 for information. You can apply for base housing by visiting the housing website, completing the application and submitting it to the housing office.
All incoming service members must in-process at the housing office as soon as they arrive. Contact the housing office as soon as possible to get an estimate of the wait time for quarters.
Assignments will be made from the wait list in order of the date of completion of out‐processing at the losing post, unless there is an assignment to relieve hardship approved by the community manager.
Exceptional family member housing:
Exceptional family member housing on the installation is provided by BBC. The housing office makes significant improvements to family and exceptional family member housing and recreational facilities. Call the housing office at 973-724-2190 to determine the current status, policies and availability of exceptional family member housing and facilities.
Single service member housing:
Picatinny Arsenal does not provide housing for single service members; however, the housing service office will assist single service members in locating adequate housing from the local communities. Call 973-724-2190.
Privatized housing includes 71 three- to eight-bedroom homes in five neighborhoods. Call the housing office at 973-724-3506 or visit Balfour Beatty Communities website.