Fort Dix, NJ Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information 
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
     gives active service members two options for housing; living on base or finding a home off-base within the community.

    • Once you have orders to move, contact The Housing Management Office (609) 754-3662. They can answer all of your housing questions and provide services such as referrals, resolving tenant-landlord disputes, and guidance for entering lease agreements.
    Fort Dix On Post Housing 
    • For Single and Unaccompanied Soldiers ranked E5 and below, contact The Unaccompanied Housing Office at (609) 754-5498.    

    • On-post housing for Fort Dix is privatized and operated by United Communities (609) 200-0488, which offers 3-4 bedroom homes based on pay grade and family size. Home amenities may include: washer/dryer hookups, AC and walk-in closets. The community features a swimming pool, dog park, playgrounds and tot-lots. 

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    Surrounding Areas
    Fort Dix is surrounded by several medium-sized townships, as towns are commonly called in New Jersey, such as New Hanover Township, Mount Holly Township, Plumsted Township, New Egypt, and Burlington. Off post housing in these areas can be easily found as they are well-populated and common alternatives to living in Trenton, the capital city. 

    Burlington County is a well-populated district located just outside the more urban environment of the larger cities of Camden and Trenton. Camden is directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, PA. More information can be found on these areas and housing by using's toolbar on the left-hand side of this page. The cities around this installation are Pemberton, Wrightstown, Cookstown, New Egypt, Eastampton, Mt Holly, and Mt Laurel.

    About Fort Dix
    Fort Dix is located near Trenton, New Jersey. The fort is home to the United States Air Force 87th Air Base Wing and has been training and demobilizing soldiers since World War I. In 2009, Fort Dix joined with two other bases to become Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Fort Dix's current mission includes training soldiers for deployment for the Army Reserve and the National Guard. For more information click here