Sunday, February 23, 2014

BAH Calculator - Updated 2014

So here's a quick and easy calculator to calculate your BAH for the year of 2014. Three things are required for the calculator to export your exact monthly allowance rate: Your pay grade (E-1 up to O-7+), your military duty's ZIP code (not residence zip code) and dependency status (with or without dependents). After you collected all this simple information, you are good to go. Enter them on our easy to use calculator, and a magic number representing your monthly allowance from BAH will appear.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The current DOD military housing program

The DoD military family housing program is funded by an annual Congressional appropriation. An appropriation is a legal statute that provides budget authority for the military services and other federal
agencies to incur obligations and to make payments out of the Treasury. Appropriations are necessary for DoD to operate its over 300,000 units within the continental United States at an annual cost of over $3
billion, including the monthly BAH allowance given to its service members.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Big changes are in the works for BAH

A new allowance could be a combination of housing and food expenses, and discontinue the higher "with-dependents" pay rate.

The Department of Defense is considering very seriously to...

Monday, January 27, 2014

BAH Rates Increase in 2014 - Up to 5 Percent

Serious progressions to the BAH allowance in general are getting prepared inside the respective offices of the government for the upcoming years, but for now all military families can be confident that they will receive the standard and beloved BAH again in the year of 2014, but with a small but welcomed push to the upside.

Yes, that's right, BAH rates are increasing for this year!

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Basic Allowance For Housing Video Explanation and Calculation

Here's a video presentation I found while surfing on the net that explains the ins and outs of the so called BAH allowance. Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) is a pretty much straight forward allowance, and with this video you will completely understand all the aspects of the above allowance.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) 2014 Rates Released

The U.S. Department of Defense, widely known as DOD,  recently released the usual annual Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) rates for the new year, 2014. Read more to see all BAH rates effective Jan 1, 2014.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Calculate your BAH - 2014

ΒΑΗ is a great benefit, and by ΒΑΗ, we mean the US-based allowance that enables military members to live off-base comfortably and comparably to their civilian counterparts.

That it does, because when you PCS within the fifty states and you are determined to live off-base, well, you have some important personal and practical choices to make such us the kind of housing you want to rent, and in which neighbourhood you want to live. They closely with the command leadership in the military housing office at each base in the military housing area to establish the median costs of local civilian rental housing to help members make those choices.