WHAT IS HEAT?
Housing Early Assistance Tool (HEAT) creates an easy on-line experience to connect you, the Service Member, with your future destination and offers an on-line venue to obtain housing assistance prior to a PCS transfer. HQ Air Force Housing has successfully implemented HEAT across the AF Enterprise so members can reach out to installations when preparing for transition. Installations are accessible through the HEAT tool across CONUS and most OCONUS installations. Members should use HEAT when preparing to transfer to their new assignment. Learn more at the HOMES.mil site.
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The Air Force is the lead service for all of your housing needs and provides support Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling residents.
At this location, military family housing is privatized. For comprehensive information about the privatized housing community at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, visit the Bolling Family Housing website.
Contact the Property Management Office for information about the housing options and application process at this location.
The Air Force is the lead service for all of your housing needs and provides support for Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling residents.
Contact the Unaccompanied Housing Office for information about the room assignment process at this location.
Housing in the Local Community The Military Housing Office (MHO) provides all DoD personnel with personalized services to assist in locating suitable housing in the local community. Although moving is sometimes stressful, it can also be an exciting opportunity to live off base and experience a new location. The MHO will assist you every step of the way to help you find your new home in the local community.
Housing Services Contact the MHO as soon as you know you are moving. The government housing team will provide you the latest information on the local housing situation and offer complete referral services and relocation assistance to make sure you find a quality place to live.
Support services range from helping members understand their lease agreements and the necessity for a military release clause to assisting in resident and landlord dispute resolution, among many others.
Rental Partnership Program
At Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling the MHO supports the Rental Partnership Program to help military members obtain adequate housing in the community. The MHO and local landlords enter into agreements to offer service members special rental benefits above what other tenants receive. Typical benefits might include a waiver of security and utility deposits, no credit checks or application fees, a discount on market rental rates and immediate access to housing. Contact the MHO for more information about this program.
Community Housing Units In the National Capital Region, it is common for homes to be equipped with heat and air condition, which can be run on either gas or electric. In the Maryland area, the major cable provider is Comcast along with other companies like Direct TV, Dish TV and Verizon, who also provides internet and phone service. Cox provides cable service for the Northern Virginia area.
The JBAB Military Housing Office has a list of utility companies that provide service in the area should you want to find out more about your options as it relates to utilities. For information about the housing allowances that financially support your move, see Referral and Relocation Assistance.
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. Before purchasing your insurance, please consult the MHO for more information about coverage.
School Information For a comprehensive list of schools and helpful links, see Referral and Relocation Assistance.