Offutt AFB, NE Housing and Relocation Information
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 402-294-6242. Housing is privatized through Omaha-based companies. Military personnel are instructed to check in at the Housing Management Office to sign up for available housing as a waiting list may be in effect.
For off post housing, there are apartment complexes within five miles from the base as well as single family homes for sale or rent. The BAH rate that applies to each individual will determine how much allowance will be provided to cover rent costs.
Apartments for Rent around the Offutt AFB area
Cities around Offutt AFB (Purchase a Home)
The cities around this installation are Omaha, Council Bluffs, La Vista, Papillion, Gretna, Plattsmouth, Ralston, Springfield, Bellevue, and Glenwood (Iowa).
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Offutt Air Force Base is the home of the 55th Wing and United States Strategic Command. This base was formerly central command of Strategic Air Command. The Fightin' Fifty-Fifth wing is the largest in the Air Combat Command, the second largest in the entire Air Force.
Omaha, Nebraska is the closest major city to Offutt. Omaha is a major midwestern city with about 410,000 people, with up to 1.2 million in the metro area. Other nearby communities include Bellevue, La Vista, and Papillion. Average apartment rents in the Omaha metro area are about $700 for a one-bedroom and about $1200 per month for a four-bedroom. An average house in the Omaha area lists for about $155,000. Omaha and the surrounding area is on the banks of the Missouri river, and is on a gently rolling plain, turning to low river valley as the plains reach the river. The area has a humid climate, with very cold winters and hot humid summers. OffuttHousing.com has a lot more information for airmen PCSing to Offiutt - tabs on the left are for base and local information; tabs on the right for local services and resources; links below for housing transition specialists.