Fort Benning, GA Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    The military provides two options for the use of your Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
    The first option is living on post. Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off post.

    • The Housing Services Office (HSO) (706) 545-9611 / 6610. Contact the HSO 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.  
    Fort Benning On Post Housing
    • Single or Unaccompanied Soldiers will need to contact the Single Service Member Housing (706) 545-5805/5804

    • Ft. Benning on-post housing is privatized and operated by The Villages of Benning (706) 685-3939 / (888) 880-6530, which offers a wide variety of floor plans. Their community amenities include: game rooms, fitness centers, pools, splash parks, playgrounds and basketball courts. 

    Fort Benning, GA Off Post Housing

    6 Lennox Drive 2 Bed / 1 Bath / $995 | Home for Rent 1.8 miles from I-185 Gate

    2425 Elm Drive 4 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,800 Sq.Ft. / $1,500 | Home for Rent 6.6 miles from I-185 Gate

    1401 Grist Mill Dr 4 Bed / 3 Bath / 3,822 Sq.Ft. / $468,000 | Home for Sale 9.9 miles from I-185 Gate

    20 5th St. 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,640 Sq.Ft. / $1,900 | Home for Rent 5.5 miles from I-185 Gate

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    Surrounding areas
    Columbus is a city of about 200,000 people, one of the most populated in Georgia. On average, the commute in the area is about 20 minutes; there are several communities in Chattahoochee and Muscogee Counties nearby which include Midland, Georgia, and Phenix City and Ladonia, Alabama. Atlanta, Georgia, is about 2 hours north of post. Columbus has been called one of the best places to raise a family. Museums, arts, and retail plazas have made the city a go-to place in the region for entertainment and activities. Other cities nearby are Smiths Station, Buena Vista, and Cusseta.

    About the Installation
    Fort Benning is located near Columbus, Georgia, with a community of about 250,000 residents. Fort Benning's mission is to be a power projection platform and deploy troops by air, highway, and rail. Units assigned to the base include the United States Army Infantry School, the United States Army Armor School, and the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Corporation. For more information click here.