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What You Need To Know About Military Housing Allowance

What You Need To Know About Military Housing Allowance

Thinking of renting out your home?  Consider a military renter.... You may want to know about the housing allowance provided to military personnel assigned in the Denver Metro Area. Known as BAH - BAH provides tax-free housing allowances to military members to help them cover the costs of housing in the private/civilian community. Military members can use BAH to pay rent if they choose to lease a home and can also be used to pay a mortgage. The Department of Defense (DOD) determines the correct housing allowance to enable members to afford suitable rental housing within a reasonable distance of their duty location. For more information on the BAH Program, go to BAHPrimer.

BAH is based on geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependent status.

Visit the following Pentagon website for the most up-to-date information on BAH rates based on a specific Zip Code. You can also go to https://www.denverpropertymanagementcompany.com/bah-military

Denver-Aurora Metro Area
Monthly Allowance

GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
E1$2028.00$1617.00
E2$2028.00$1617.00
E3$2028.00$1617.00
E4$2028.00$1617.00
E5$2208.00$1761.00
E6$2463.00$1863.00
E7$2481.00$2034.00
E8$2490.00$2262.00
E9$2502.00$2337.00
W1$2478.00$1971.00
W2$2487.00$2259.00
W3$2499.00$2343.00
W4$2508.00$2463.00
W5$2553.00$2472.00
O1E$2484.00$2211.00
O2E$2493.00$2316.00
O3E$2514.00$2457.00
O1$2241.00$1845.00
O2$2460.00$2148.00
O3$2496.00$2370.00
O4$2565.00$2466.00
O5$2628.00$2475.00
O6$2652.00$2478.00
O7$2676.00$2502.00


Generally speaking, a "Dependent" is a family member. Okay.....so you are not familiar with military ranks? Perhaps the following will help. Unfortunately, there are variations in titles for the different services (US Army, US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps, And US Coast Guard). Here Are Just A Couple Of Examples:

  • E-5 (Sergeant)
  • E-6 (Staff Sergeant)
  • E-7 (Sergeant First Class)
  • E-8 (Master Sergeant/First Sergeant)
  • W-3 (Chief Warrant Officer)
  • O-1 (Second Lieutenant)
  • O-2 (First Lieutenant)
  • O-3 (Captain)
  • O-4 (Major/Lieutenant Commander)
  • O-5 (Lieutenant Colonel, Commander)
  • O-6 (Colonel or Captain For The US Navy)

Are you thinking of renting out your home? Selling or perhaps Buying?  Contact us now so that we can help you.  

Property Manager, Licensed Broker Associate, REALTOR®, Stars & Stripes Homes, Inc.

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Member, National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM)

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Cell/Text 720.408.1144  Jonathan@StarsAndStripesHomes.com

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