JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ Housing and Relocation Information

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

    Once you've received orders to move, contact The Housing Management Office (HMO). They can answer all of your housing questions and provide services such as referrals, resolving tenant-landlord disputes, and guidance for entering lease agreements.

    • The HMO for McGuire-Dix can be reached at (609) 754-3662

    • The HMO for Lakehurst can be reached at (732) 323-2370
    Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst On Base Housing
    • The Unaccompanied Housing Office for McGuire-Dix (609) 754-5498 or for Lakehurst (732) 323-1268. All unaccompanied Airmen and Sailors ranked E4 and below are required to live at the UH campus.   

    • McGuire-Dix on-base housing is privatized and operated by United Communities (609) 200-0488, which offers 3-4 bedroom homes based on rank and family size. Home amenities may include: washer & dryer hook-ups, AC and walk-in closets. The community features a swimming pool, dog park, playgrounds and tot-lots. 

    • Lakehurst on-base housing is privatized and operated by Balfour Beatty Communities (732) 408-1651. They have 2-5 bedroom single family residencs and townhomes based on rank and family size. Some of the community amenities include: swimming pool and playgrounds. 

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    Surrounding Areas
    JB-MDL is in central New Jersey, in Burlington County, not near any major city. Philadelphia and Trenton are about an hour away; New York City is about an hour and a half away. There are several nearby towns and townships, including Brown Mills, Cookstown, New Egypt, North Hanover, New Hanover, Pemberton, Pemberton Township, and Wrightstown. All of these are small towns, within a half hour of base. The cities near JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst are: Pemberton, Wrightstown, Cookstown, New Egypt, Eastampton, Mt Holly, Mt Laurel, Juliustown, Jacobstown, Colliers Mills, Cassville, Bordentown, Allentown and Browns Mills. 

    About the Installation
    Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is a joint base comprised of McGuire Air Force Base, Fort Dix, and the Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst. The joint base was merged in October of 2009 as part of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Initiative. This base is home to the 87th Air Base Wing and the 108th Air Refueling Wing. The 87th Air Base Wing provides support for over 3,900 facilities including over 40,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, civilians and their families. Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst offers air mobility, shipboard test facilities and combat training across all of its three branches of the Armed Forces and is located in Trenton, New Jersey. For more information click here.