Fort Sam Houston, TX 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. We provide you with military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH.

    • The Housing Management Office (210) 295-8539/8564/8569/8635. Contact the HMO 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 Sam Houston On Post Housing 
    • The Unaccompanied Housing Office (210) 221-0190/2087 - Brenner Barracks; (210) 916-1134/1156 - Okubo Barracks; or (210) 221-2087 - NCO Barracks. Unaccompanied housing is reserved for Single Soldiers with a pay grade of E5 or below.

    • Fort Sam-Houston on-post housing is privatized and managed by Lincoln Military Housing (210) 270-7638, which offers 9 communities based on pay grade and family size. The housing options range from 2-5 bedroom townhomes and single family residences. Community amenities include: pool, fitness center, playgrounds and more.

    Fort Sam Houston, TX Off Post Housing

    1423 GARDEN LAUREL 4 Bed / 3 Bath / 2,982 Sq.Ft. / $377,325 | Home for Sale 26.1 miles from SAMMC IH-35 Gate

    131 Bfettonwood 2 Bed / 1 Bath / $950 | Home for Rent 0.6 mile from Winans Gate

    6411 Wind Path 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 2,403 Sq.Ft. / $1,895 | Home for Rent 5.1 miles from Winans Gate

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    Surrounding Area
    San Antonio is one of the country's fastest growing cities and the second largest in Texas. Housing here is easy to find and the city is accustomed to the military lifestyle; there are so many installations in San Antonio its nickname is "Military City". Together with Lackland and Randolph Air Force Bases, Fort Sam Houston is part of Joint Base San Antonio. Brooke Army Medical Center is also located at the fort. Bexar County is one of the largest counties in the state with a population of 1.7 million. Communities outside the city include Selma, Universal City, New Braunfels, Boerne, Seguin, and Castroville. An average commute in the city is about 20 minutes. Major cities nearby include Austin, about 1 hour 20 minutes to the north, and Houston is about 3 hours east. The cities near Fort Sam are: Converse, China Grove, La Vernia, New Braunfels, and Universal City. 

    About Fort Sam
    Fort Sam Houston is home to the command headquarters of the United States Army North, the United States Army South, the Army Medical Command headquarters and the Navy Regional Recruiting. It is commonly referred to as the "Home of Army Medicine". The host wing at Fort Sam Houston is the 502nd Air Base Wing. In October of 2010, Fort Sam Houston joined Lackland and Randolph Air Force Base to become Joint Base San Antonio under the Air Force administration. For more information click here