Housing Information for Personnel Newly Assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Welcome and congratulations on your new assignment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut. This information is to familiarize you of the housing options in the New London area which currently include:
- Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC), (Privatized Housing)
- Collecting BAH and residing within the local community
- Rent Set Aside Program (RPP)
- CG Family Leased Housing for those who qualify
NOTE: All CG members reporting to the CG Academy and surrounding units, must request a Release from Housing (DD Form 1747) from the CG Academy Housing office. Please forward (fax or email) the following to the Housing Officer; a copy of your orders, completed Application for Assignment to Military Housing with the box checked "I DO" Desire a Waiver to reside in Civilian Housing. For married members, the Housing Officer will also need a copy of your BAH/Dependency Data form (4170-A). Once all of the required paperwork has been received, the Housing Officer will email members their Release from Housing.
Military Family Housing (PPV)
If you are interested in Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC), the CG Academy has an agreement with BBC (www.subasehomes.com) at the U.S. Navy Submarine Base located in Groton, Connecticut. BBC units consist of two, three, and four bedroom units and is privatized housing. Privatized housing means that BBC housing is not DOD owned or CG leased housing. To be placed on their waiting list, you may submit the proper paperwork via the Academy Housing Office.
Bachelor Allowance for Housing (BAH)
Unaccompanied personnel E-5 and below reporting to the Academy and surrounding units may be authorized Bachelor Allowance for Housing (BAH) to live on the local economy, provided the occupancy rate in the barracks (UPH) is 95% or higher. Afloat personnel (E-3 and below) will reside in the barracks at the Academy.
Leased Housing Program
Leased housing is an option offered to eligible members. Leases may be acquired when owned family housing and PPV housing is not available.
HOMES.mil is a new official Department of Defense website dedicated to helping service members and their families find a home. The site connects service members, their families, and military housing offices with landlords and property managers to facilitate sharing of non-discriminatory rental listings in the vicinity of Coast Guard and Department of Defense duty stations. Landlords and property managers are currently adding and updating listings.
HOMES.mil is a powerful tool that allows housing offices and members to search for rental listings that have been approved by military housing offices, view property details and photos, map home locations, compare listings, and save favorites. When combined with our housing offices' local knowledge, strong welcome aboard and sponsor programs, our inventory of Coast Guard-owned housing, and the Coast Guard leased housing program, we are well-equipped to provide our people with the adequate and affordable housing that they need and deserve. Please log into the HOMES.mil website and register to see homes in the New London area. The installation name you will be looking for is "COAST GUARD ACADEMY" or "SUBASE NEW LONDON".
It is recommended that you contact the Housing Officer prior to your arrival for the latest information on the rental market.