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Housing for Unaccompanied Personnel

The Housing Service Center (HSC) staff is ready to aid unaccompanied personnel reporting to Surface Combat Systems Cente (SCSC) Wallops Island and will assist in determining eligibility, options and locating acceptable housing.  The HSC has a number of excellent housing choices and services.

Housing for Unaccompanied Personnel

The SCSC Wallops Island HSC has one unaccompanied housing (UH) transient buildings with six rooms.  Spaces all fully furnished with amenities.


Depending on your assignment status (shore duty, sea duty, student, etc.) and pay grade, your options may include Navy UH or housing in the local community.

  • Sea and shore duty personnel within pay grades E1-E3 and E4 (with less than 4 years’ service) can expect to reside in permanent party UH or UH Public-Private Venture (PPV) housing. 
  • Based on local conditions, 50 to 75 percent of E4s with more than 4 years of service may be housed in UH. 
  • Students will reside in one of our student dormitories. 
  • More senior personnel are expected to reside in the local community. 


UH transient are government-owned and managed housing.  Eligibility is based on your pay grade and basic allowance for housing (BAH) entitlement.

UH transient units qualities:

  • Comfortable, fully-furnished. 
  • Clean, safe and secure housing. 
  • Location, location, location:
    • Close to work (no traffic).
    • Base recreation.
    • Shopping.
    • Additional Installation support services.
  • No - Rent fees. 
  • Fees - Utilities, cable, internet and land-line (if needed).  Note:  BAH will stop. 
  • UH or dormitories moving information.

Housing Resources

  • Full range of housing options if interested in renting or purchasing.  Be sure to check in with us at the HSC for all of the latest information, listings and assistance. 
  • Assist you in locating appropriate rental housing to meets your needs. 
  • Protection from leases and avoiding discrimination with your housing agreement.

The HSC works closely with landlords and property managers in the community which leads to the Rental Partnership Program (RPP).  There are many advantages renting within the RPP including:  properties inspected by the HSC, reduced or no security deposits, payment by allotment and discounts on rent.  When you are authorized to live in the local community, you will draw BAH.  Information on local community housing. 

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