MacDill AFB, FL Housing and Relocation Information
The military provides two option for the use of your BAH. Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
The first option is to live on base. Your second option is to use your BAH to buy or rent a home off base. We provide you with military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH.
- The Housing Management Office (813) 828-3166 can answer all of your on- or off-base housing questions. 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. The HMO offers counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement, as well as resolving tenant-landlord disputes.
On Base Housing
The Unaccompanied Housing Office (813) 828-2790 is reserved for airmen in the ranks of E1-E3 and E4 with less than 3 years of service. You are provided with private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living.
MacDill AFB on-base housing is privatized. Harbor Bay at MacDill (813) 840-2600 offers 2-4 bedroom single family homes and duplexes based on rank and family size. The community amenities include: playgrounds and dog parks.
For those who are not ready to buy and looking to rent, check our database of available rentals in the MacDill AFB area.
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Tampa has about 346,000 people in the city and about 1.3 million people in the immediate surrounding area, including nearby St. Petersburg. It is about 20 minutes from downtown Tampa to MacDill and about 30 minutes from downtown St. Petersburg, but the traffic can be thick all around the area. MacDill AFB is on the South Tampa peninsula, in the middle of everything. The cities near MacDill AFB are: Tampa, Brandon, Clearwater, St Petersburg, Valrico, Pinellas Park, New Tampa, Gibsonton, Riverview, Apollo Beach, Lithia, Ruskin, Plant City and Seffner.
About MacDill AFB
MacDill Air Force Base is home to the 927th Air Refueling Wing of the Air Reserve Command. The wing provides support to more than 3,000 military personnel with its refueling efforts. MacDill Air Force Base is located near Tampa, Florida and was established in 1939. For more information click here.