Military Family Housing

On-base housing

There are 50 family housing units available for military personnel.  We have some of the best housing that you will see in the Navy and we continually strive to ensure you receive the highest quality service. All furniture and appliances are provided in the housing units and can not be removed. Family Housing is unable to store your excess furniture so please limit what you bring.

Application

Applicants for Government quarters will submit an Application and Assignment to Military Family Housing, DD Form 1746, along with a copy of their orders to the housing office. Application forms and orders may be submitted by mail, email, in person by the sponsor, or by a member of the sponsor's immediate family. Application may be submitted at any time following the receipt of homeport or permanent change of station (PCS) orders. The housing organization, upon receipt of a member's application, will provide the member with a Status of Housing Availability, (DD Form 1747), to inform them of the conditions of assignment to, or the availability of, family housing.

Eligibility

Military family housing is available to: Active duty service members with Command-sponsored family members, Married active duty members who are both assigned to Chinhae, DoD civilian employees with Command-sponsored family members and transportation agreements.

This includes single parents with legal custody of Command-sponsored children who live with them for at least 9 consecutive months of the year. In some instances, people eligible for housing may not be assigned housing or housing may be unavailable.

Availability

On base housing is generally available to all command sponsored active duty personnel with minimal or no waiting periods. Playgrounds are located within housing areas. Youth Center, picnic areas, gym, bowling center, commissary, exchange, chapel, and library are within walking distance to on base housing.

Household Goods (HHG)

Prior to shipping household goods, contact the CNRK Regional Housing Office in Chinhae, Korea at DSN: 315-762-5454, Comm: 011-82-055-540-5454, or Email: CFACFamilyHousing@fe.navy.mil. Local and on base storage for excess HHG does not exist. On base housing in Chinhae is fully furnished. Personnel living on base will be limited to 2,500 pounds (net) or 25 percent (net) of weight allowance, whichever is greater.

Bringing furniture or large appliance is not necessary and, please note, the government provided furniture in your quarters cannot be removed.

Members who receive authorization from the Chain of Commander to reside off base will be authorized the full weight allowance listed in the JTR.

What to bring

Here are a few suggestions for items that you may want to bring:

Clothing and personal care items Linens
Toys, games and outdoor toys Books
Decorative items and knick-knacks      Electronics such as computers, TV, video equipment, etc.
Artwork and pictures Linens Indoor Trash Cans
Countertop appliances Books Brooms, mops, bucket
Dishes, glassware and flatware Telephone and answering machine
Cookware and utensils  
Craft and hobby items  

 

Typical Furnishings Provided

The table below lists the furnishings provided for each type of house.  Please keep in mind that storage is limited on the base, and the furniture that is supplied must stay with the unit.

housing

HEAT(Housing Early Assistance Tool)

Navy Housing has developed HEAT to assist service members (SVM) and their families in applying for housing Navy wide. HEAT allows SVMs and their families to apply for housing at one or more Navy installations online before or after they receive their Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders. HEAT creates an easy user experience. Spouses can use the application as well, needing only minimal information about their SVM.

Pets

CFAC welcomes families with pets.  Up to 2 household pets (cats, dogs, no exotic or farm pets) per family are allowed.  You are responsible for keeping your pets restrained if they are outside.  Flea and tick elimination are the responsibility of the pet owner, as is any carpet cleaning.  Also, you are responsible for any damage caused to the unit, furniture, carpet or grounds by your pet.

Responsible pet ownership is a key factor in eliminating a free-roaming cat and dog population. Free-roaming cats and dogs pose a potential public health threat to personnel on CFAC. Pet owners must maintain their yards and adjacent areas clean and free of animal droppings. Anyone walking their pets will pick up and properly dispose of any droppings. 

For more information (On-Base Guide Book)

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