NS Mayport, FL Housing and Relocation 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 have orders to move, contact the Housing Services Office (904) 270-5738. They can answer all of your housing questions and provide services such as referrals, resolving tenant-landlord disputes, and guidance for entering lease agreements.
On Base Housing
Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH) (904) 270-7579 can assist single service members with check-in procedures and room assignment.
NS Mayport on-base housing is privatized and provided by Balfour Beatty Communities (855) 969-4995, which offers 2-5 bedroom single family and townhomes based on rank and family size.
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Jacksonville is a very large city of 822,000, the largest, in fact, in the state and nation. This means there is plenty of housing and areas of the city to choose from. It is broken down into hundreds of neighborhoods including downtown, Avondale, Riverside, LaVilla, Springfield, and San Marco, and broken down again by geographical location such as Northside, Southside, Westside, and the Jacksonville Beaches. An average commute is about 22 minutes here. NS Mayport is located on the far east side of the city along St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean.
About the Installation
Naval Station Mayport is a military airfield that is home to the Navy's United States 4th Fleet. The base was home to conventionally-powered aircraft carriers of the Atlantic Fleet including the USS Shangri-La, the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the USS John F. Kennedy. Although Mayport does not have any carriers currently assigned to the base, it is possible that newly constructed ships could be stationed here. NS Mayport is located 15 miles from Jacksonville, Florida in Duval County. It is one of three major Navy installations near in the area. For more information click here.