Fort Hamilton, NY 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 (718) 630-4628 will provide you with the latest information on local housing as well as referral services and relocation assistance. They should be contacted the moment you have orders to move. Other services are: counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement, and help resolving tenant-landlord disputes.
    Fort Hamilton On Post Housing 
    • Fort Hamilton on-post housing is privatized and operated by Balfour Beatty Communities (718) 630-4690, which offers five neighborhoods of 2-6 bedroom homes based on family size and pay grade. The homes are pet friendly and the amenities can include: large porches, laundry rooms, fully equipped kitchens and basements. The community amenities include: lawn care, playgrounds and 24-hour maintenance. 

    Fort Hamilton, NY Off Post Housing

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    Surrounding Areas: 
    Brooklyn is New York City's most populated borough with 2.6 million residents. Off post housing near Fort Hamilton is not hard to find, though it is almost exclusively apartments, townhomes, etc. The average commute is often made by public transportation, given that this is America's largest metro area, and is about 45 minutes.

    Brooklyn neighborhoods closest to Fort Hamilton include Bensonhurst, Brighton Beach, Red Hook, Brownsville, and Crown Heights. Other nearby areas include Staten Island and Elizabeth, Jersey City, and Hoboken, New Jersey, just across the Hudson River. The cities near Fort Hamilton are: Brooklyn, Kensington, Canarsie, Jersey City, Newark, Linden, Carteret, Elizabeth, Queens, Lower Manhattan, and Staten Island.
    About Fort Hamilton 
    Fort Hamilton offers military support for the New York metropolitan area including the Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve. Fort Hamilton is located near Brooklyn, New York, and has its headquarters in the Military District of Washington. Fort Hamilton is also home to the 1179th Transportation Brigade and the 722nd Aeromedical Staging Squadro. For more information about Fort Hamilton click here