Lajes Field

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Government Housing

This housing option is not currently available at this location.

Unaccompanied Housing

Currently at Lajes Field all military and civilians are living off base. There are no quarters available on base. For more information, contact your Military Housing Office (MHO)

Community Housing

Housing in the Local Community

The Housing Management Office (HMO) provides all DoD personnel with a personalized service to assist in locating suitable housing in your new host country. Moving to a new country can often be confusing and stressful; however, it can also be exciting. Living off base provides members and families the chance to experience a new culture and make friends with their host country neighbors. The HMO will assist you every step of the way to help you find your new home in the local community.

Housing Services

Contact the HMO as soon as you know you are moving. The government housing team will provide you the latest information on the local housing situation as well as local laws governing off-base housing. The HMO partners with landlords, realtors and property managers to make sure you receive the most current information about the local housing market.

The HMO monitors off-base rental listings to ensure that they are safe and adequate.

The HMO can assist you by:

  • Providing translation services to establish appointments to view available units
  • Assisting on the lease contracts
  • Assisting with utility services
  • Providing furnishings support. See Furnishings Management for a list of the Duration of Tour Items available.

During the initial housing briefing, you will be given a map and pertinent information regarding the local off base community. You will be provided access to information concerning available rental listings (including rental price, location, utilities payable, number of bedrooms, pictures, etc). Once you have determined which available unit(s) fit your needs, contact the HMO to schedule an appointment to view the unit(s).

After you choose the unit you want to rent, the HMO will set up an Initial Inspection and the government furnishings delivery. Rent is required to be paid in advance.

After you move into your home, the HMO is available for on-going assistance with translation services should you need to communicate with your landlord.

Community Housing Units

The HMO provides up-to-date listings of available economy units, translation services and landlord/tenant mediation.


Not authorized to ship pets to Lajes, Azores

Military Housing Office

Phone 011-351-295-57-4173
DSN (314) 535-4173
Address 765 ABS/CEIH, UNIT 7790,
APO AE 09720-5000
Hours M-F -8:00am - 4:00pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm
(Azores Time)