Housing Quick Reference

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Family, Unaccompanied & Community Housing

Commanding Officer Code 273
Housing Service Center
Bldg 8100
1710 Cavin Drive
Great Lakes, IL 60088

Hours:  Mon-Fri 0800-1600

DSN:  792-3440 x134, Fax:  792-4957
Commercial:  (847) 688-3440 x134, Fax:  (847) 688-4957


Unaccompanied Housing (UH)

DSN:  792-2590 x218
Commercial:  (847) 688-2590 x218 


HOMES.mil is a new official Department of Defense (DoD) website, dedicated to helping Service Members, Families and DoD civilians find housing.  

Property Manager (PM) Training

- Create a PM Account (PDF)

- Add a Property (PDF)

- Update a Property (PDF)

- Returning PM Information (PDF)


Navy Housing Office (NHO) Information

- Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

- Homes.mil Tri-Fold Brochure (PDF)

- Homes.mil Marketing Poster (PDF) 

Must Know

On 22 February 2016, Hunt Companies became the Department of the Navy's privatized business partner responsible for overseeing the modernization, management and maintenance operations of all previous government owned military family housing located at Naval Station Great Lakes.  The six housing area neighborhoods of which Hunt has management oversight responsibility encompass Forrestal, Halsey, Nimitz, Mainside, Fort Sheridan and Glenview, Illinois.  Prior to Hunt Companies, Forest City Military Communities, LLC, a subsidiary company of Forest City Enterprise, Inc., headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, managed military housing at Great Lakes from 1 January 2006 to 22 February 2016.

For questions w/regards to Great Lakes privatized housing and the services provided access the website: http://www.navygreatlakesfamilyhousing.com/

Private sector community off-base housing information is available via the Navy Housing Office.  For referral assistance, please call DSN 792-3440 or commercial (847) 688-3440, extension 134.

For Great Lakes Naval Health Clinic information/assistance, please call (847) 688-7500, extension 87776.


Average Community (Off-Base) Housing Costs - Rentals

Type Deposit 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR 5-BR Utilities
Apartment 1 Month 800 895 1145 N/A N/A N/A
Condominium 1 Month 860 1175 2075 N/A N/A N/A
Townhouse 1 Month N/A 1125 1325 N/A N/A N/A
House 1 Month 900 1150 1400 1670 1800 N/A


Related Links

Military Homes Today
Military Homes Today is the official site of the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) Partners.

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