Peterson AFB, CO Housing and Relocation Information
The military provides two options for the use of your Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
The first option is to live on base. Your second option is to use your BAH to rent or buy a house off base. We provide you military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH.
- The Housing Management Office (719) 556-4777 / 4332. Contact the HMO as soon as you know you are moving. You will be provided with the latest information on local housing as well as referral services and relocation assistance. They offer counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement and help resolve tenant-landlord disputes.
Peterson AFB On Base Housing
- Unaccompanied Housing (719) 556-1409 is reserved for single arimen ranked E1-E4 who have less than 3 years of service. You will be provided with private accomdations with basic necessities for comfort in the barracks.
- Peterson on-base housing is privatized and provided by the pet-friendly Tierra Vista Communities (719) 597-7200, which offers 3-4 bedroom single family homes based on rank and family size. Amenities may include: washer/dryer hookups, AC and fenced back yard. Community amenities include: playgrounds, splash park and community center with fitness room.
2 Bed / 1 Bath / 1,275 Sq.Ft. / $1,200 | Home for Rent 8.7 miles from North Gate
6 Bed / 2 Bath / 3,556 Sq.Ft. / $4,500 | Home for Rent 5.3 miles from West Gate
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Colorado Springs, metro population about 650,000, is the closest major city to Peterson AFB. It is about 20 minutes from downtown Colorado Springs to Peterson AFB. Colorado Springs is the second largest city in Colorado, near the center of the state. Air is thin for people coming from sea level; the city is over a mile high. The area has a dry climate, with cold winters and warm summers. The area is known for powerful thunderstorms. About the Base
Peterson Air Force Base is home to the 302nd Airlift Wing which conducts military flight operations and is located near Colorado Springs, Colorado. Other units at the base include the 21st Space Wing, the 821st Security Forces Squadron, and the U.S. Army 1st Space Brigade.