The Pacific Northwest is one of the military's best duty stations with historical and cultural attractions, diverse outdoor recreational activities, outstanding educational opportunities, and very friendly people! Western Washington is well known for all the rain we get, but because of this rain, it is green and lush all year round. And when we have clear sunny weather, you won't believe the incredible views.
We are committed to offering you the finest quality Unaccompanied Housing (UH) services and accommodations during your tour of duty here in the great Northwest.
Our mission is to provide you with a “Home away from home”. We are here to ensure you have safe, clean, secure and comfortable accommodations.
Unaccompanied Housing Permanent Party Personnel & Transient Guests check-in at Navy Gateway Inns & Suites front desk:
1175 W Midway St, Bldg #973
Oak Harbor, WA 98278
We are a 24/7 operation.
Please contact the Unaccompanied Housing office with your questions, concerns, or maintenance issues. Available 24/7:
A Resident Advisor (RA) is an E-5 to E-9 single sailor or Geographical Bachelor (GB) who lives in Unaccompanied Housing (UH) and provides a senior presence for mentoring and counseling of junior sailors residing in UH. The RA program is designed to assist in maintaining good order and discipline and will assist in enforcing UH policy.
Become a Resident Advisor (RA)
Benefits to being a RA:
- Leadership Opportunity - Become a role model for junior service members, help to facilitate a "community" concept.
- Private Room - RA's get their own room, where available.
- Boost Your Career - Look great on performance evaluations! Be in a highly visible role, helping others to adapt to military life.
Contact your local Unaccompanied Housing Building Manager to apply!
Housing Service Center
The Navy Housing Service Center (HSC) is your first stop to receive information on housing options and community resources. Our centers offer a wide variety of referral services for you, including information on the local community and surrounding areas. We can also assist you with finding off-base housing. Whether you are just arriving, preparing to move away, or changing residences, we have ways to help.
Rental Partnership Program (RPP)
The Rental Partnership Program (RPP) establishes a relationship between the Navy and local private property owners and is designed to help military families find affordable, secure, quality off-base rental property at their new duty stations. RPP also provides property owners with stable, pre-qualified renters.
Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)
The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S. based allowance prescribed by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. It provides uniformed Service members equitable housing compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets within the United States.