Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
Your BAH can be used to rent on base or live off base. If you live off base, you can either rent or buy. Click the link above for current BAH rates.
On Base Housing ( Rent On-Base )
You can contact the housing office at (719) 567-2386 or (719) 567-2884 . Military personnel are encouraged to contact the housing office prior to arrival to ensure a residence as the wait list can be up to 36 months long. Homes for sale and rent as well as apartment complexes are provided, and a current list can be obtained by contacting the housing office. Dormitories are provided for unaccompanied military personnel and if capacity reaches 90 percent, airmen are allowed to live off base.
Temporary lodging is available through the Peterson Pikes Lodge. Most facilities have fully equipped kitchens and sleeping accommodations. New arrivals are limited to 15 days and extended stays can be approved.
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Schriever Air Force Base is home to the Air Force Space Command's 50th Space Wing, which provides navigational and communication satellite operation for the Department of Defense. Units assigned to the base include the Space Innovation and Development Center and the Space and Missile Defense command. Schriever Air Force Base is located near Colorado Springs, Colorado, and three other Air Force installations: Peterson AFB, Cheyenne Mountain, and the US Air Force Academy, and Army base Fort Carson.
There are currently no schools on base, so children residing on base will attend District 11 schools. Parents should stop by the Peterson Community Support Center, Building 350, for further information regarding public and private schools. For adult education needs, the Education Center in Building 1141 at Peterson Air Force Base provides information on undergraduate and graduate programs available both on-and off-base through many community colleges and universities.
For information on typical rental rates, local attractions, history of the base, rental opportunities, and lots more, check out the Information links on the left of this page. For needed services, check out the service providers on the right side.
This is a website dedicated to our men and women serving at Schriever AFB, CO. Its purpose is to provide military personnel the information necessary for their move to the area. This information is for both on-post/base and off-post/base at Schriever AFB, CO. This is not an official military website.