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Welcome to RAF Menwith Hill Housing

Menwith Hill Family HousingThe Housing Management Office (HMO) is ready to support you in the transition to your new home and community. Use the resources provided to become familiar with the housing options and support services available to you.

When you arrive at RAF Menwith Hill you must visit the HMO within 48 hours. This visit is necessary to obtain housing, verify your eligibility for Temporary Lodging Allowance (TLA), and receive counseling and guidance before entering into any written lease or rental/sales contract for housing. It is advised to wait until you arrive to secure housing in order to tour available units.

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Housing Management Office
Phone  (44) 01423-777886
 DSN 262-7886
Fax  (44) 01423-777817
 DSN 262-7817
Address  B416, Room 05
Hours of Operation  M-F - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Unaccompanied Housing
Phone  (44) 01423-777549
 DSN 262-7549
Fax  (44) 01423-777817
Address  Building 641
 RAF Menwith Hill
 Harrogate N/Yorks
Hours of
 M-F - 8:16am - 4:30pm

Current Local Time

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tabHousing Options at RAF Menwith Hill 
Government Housing Unaccompanied Housing Housing in the Local Community

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tabGovernment Housing 
For many families, living in government housing provides easy access to a wealth of community services and amenities such as schools, youth programs, Commissary/Exhange, and food services. This is especially true in overseas locations where you will find yourself dependent on the support facilities and services on the installation much more than those in the U.S. Living within government housing provides a safe and secure place to reside and provides a mentoring and supportive environment for families.

Government housing is provided to military members who meet the appropriate criteria.

This includes:
- Members with dependents authorized to reside with them
- Military-Married-to-Military couples assigned to same or adjacent base and reside jointly

Contact the Housing Management Office (HMO) if you have any questions about the housing eligibility criteria at this location.

RAF Menwith Hill Housing
We offer government housing in 6 different locations:
- Menwith Hill Station
- Beckwithshaw
- Birstwith
- Harrogate
- Knaresborough
- Pannal

Our inventory consists of 3 and 4 bedroom houses. Housing amenities include: Garages, yards and 2nd bathroom

Restrictions at RAF Menwith Hill include: No disabled living facilities; no more than 2 dogs in a property.

Applying for Government Housing
If you desire to live in government housing, please submit an advance application for assignment (DD Form 1746) through the HMO at your losing installation with a complete copy of your PCS orders. The effective date of the application is the date you depart your prior installation (including members with TDY enroute) or the date ordered to active duty.

Applications can also be submitted upon arrival during your first visit to the HMO. HMO staff will be able to assist in the completion of the application and will review PCS orders and housing options with you. For walk-in applications, as long as you apply for government housing within 30 days of arrival, you will be placed on the waiting list effective the date you departed from your previous installation. After 30 days, the application date will be the date of the walk-in.

Please be sure your application identifies and includes supporting documentation for an impending promotion or gain of dependents so that you can be placed on the appropriate waiting list.

Community Amenities
- Medical Center
- Family Support Center
- Child Care Center
- Commissary
- Base Exchange (BX)
- Post Office
- Chapel
- Bowling Alley
- Club Restaurant and Bar
- Burger King

Personal Property Insurance
You need to obtain legal liability and personal property insurance for your possessions and should choose the options and amounts that best fit your needs and lifestyle.

GEICO has an office at Menwith Hill located in B418.

Before purchasing your insurance, please consult the HMO for more information about coverage.

School Information
The DoDDs School at RAF Menwith Hill caters to children from 5 - 18 years. For more detailed information visit the Menwith Hill Elementary/High School website.

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tabFrequently Asked Questions
Where can I find an application for housing?

What housing allowances am I eligible for?

Where will my children go to school at my new location?

How do I begin out-processing from housing?

What should I do to start planning my move to an overseas location?

Do I have to live in the dorms if I'm a permanent party unaccompanied Airman?

Will I get my own bedroom and bathroom if I live in Unaccompanied Housing?

I'm moving into Unaccompanied Housing and have a lot of household goods. What should I ship and what should I put into storage?

Can my significant other or guests stay with me in my dorm room?

What is housing privatization and how does it affect me?

How do I pay rent in privatized housing?

What happens when government housing becomes privatized while I am living there?

Does rent in privatized housing include utilities?

Who is eligible to live in privatized housing?

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