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Welcome to Singapore Area coordinator Housing

Our mission is to provide housing support for Service Members and their families assigned to Singapore Area Coordinator (SAC).  Our goal is to assist our customers locating suitable, safe and affordable housing.  We have a range of housing options to meet your needs, whether accompanied or unaccompanied.  


New Resources Available: If you are looking at renting or buying a home in the local community,
there are new resources available on the
community housing page.                                               

Select one of the tabs below or the menu button to begin exploring SAC housing. 

Navy Housing Service Center (HSC):

PSA Sembawang Terminal
BLDG 7-4; Deptford Road
Singapore 759657

DSN:  315-421-2800
Off Base Local:  6750-2800
From the United States:  +65-6750-2800
Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Unaccompanied Housing (UH):

PSA Sembawang Terminal
BLDG 7-4; Deptford Road
Singapore, 759657
Front Desk & Check-in: HSC Building 7-4, second deck. 
DSN:  315-421-2800
Off Base Local:  6750-2800
From the United States:  +65-6750-2800
Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


The HSC is located inside the Sembawang PSA terminal on Deptford road.  In order to gain access to the building members must present their CAC card at the Sembawang PSA first and second entry gates.  Bldg 7-4 is located immediately inside the second entry gate.

Family Housing 

Accompanied personnel should expect assignment to government family housing to ensure efficient utilization of Military Family Housing (MFH) assets. Assignment is based on pay grade, family composition, and control date. 
The HSC staff will assist with all of your home finding needs. 


Government-Leased Housing 

The local HSC processes applications and assigns personnel to government-leased family housing.  The HSC is your advocate, and you should contact them with any issues.  For more information about on-base housing for accompanied personnel, including eligibility requirements, visit the CNIC Headquarters Government-Owned Housing page.  

The Housing Early Assistance Tool (HEAT) enables Service Members and their families to apply for government-leased family housing prior to departure from their current command, before or after receiving permanent change of station orders.  Visit the CNIC HQ HEAT page to find out more.  

Additionally, you can obtain application forms online, at your nearest HSC, or you can contact the HSC have one mailed or emailed to you. 

Within 72 hours of arrival, check-in to the SAC HSC to sign up for the Housing Welcome Brief.   The brief is held every Monday at 1330, except on U.S. and local holidays. 

There is one family housing neighborhood located aboard SAC.  If appropriate quarters are not available upon arrival, personnel will be placed on a waiting list.  When a unit becomes available, the Service Member and family will receive a government-funded move from their off-base residence to family housing on base.  Contact the HSC to get the most current projection of housing availability and wait list information. 

Family Housing Photos & Floor Plans  
Community Housing 

The HSC maintains a current database of available off-base community rental properties for homes, apartments and townhomes.  Housing referral professionals inspect these rental properties for suitability.  The HSC assists with locating off-base housing in the local area, including:   


Unaccompanied Housing 

Depending on assignment status (shore duty, sea duty, student, etc.) and pay grade, unaccompanied housing (UH) options at Singapore Area Coordinator (SAC) include barracks and housing in the local community.  


UH is conveniently located on SAC.   All E1-E4 with less than four years assigned to SAC are required to reside in UH leased housing units.  E4 with more than four years can request an exception to policy and may be authorized to live in the community if occupancy rates reach 95%.  E5 and above will be required to reside in the community.  

Accommodations are one or two persons to a room based on pay grade and square footage.  The SAC Housing Service Center building 7-4 serves as the check-in point.  Linens are provided at check-in.   There are also recreational, fitness, dining, religious, educational and other amenities, most located within walking distance of UH.  Additional information on base amenities is available in the Welcome Aboard package.  

Resident advisors (RA) and geographic bachelors (GB) may also reside on-base.  RAs are senior personnel who provide an after-hours leadership presence to UH residents.  RAs sign a memorandum of understanding, agreeing to certain duties and responsibilities in exchange for a room in UH.  The program is strictly voluntary and open to personnel in pay grades E5 to E9 (E4 with their commanding officer’s recommendation), including GBs.  For more information about the RA program and to obtain an application, please contact the UH Administrative Office. 
GBs are personnel ordered to the installation who, by choice or circumstance, have decided that their dependents will continue to live in another geographic area.  GBs are receiving basic allowance for housing at the with dependents rate.  They are not normally authorized to live in UH; however, there are a limited number of spaces available for them.  GBs must submit an application that will be reviewed by the Assignment Review Board.  If approved, the GB will be placed on the waiting list and offered UH when it becomes available. 

Community Housing 

The Housing Service Center (HSC) maintains a current database of available off-base community rental properties for homes, apartments and townhomes.  Housing referral professionals inspect these rental properties for suitability.  The HSC assists with locating off-base housing in the local area, including:   

Navy Housing Services

The Navy Housing Service Center (HSC) mission is to provide housing support for all families and unaccompanied personnel moving to or departing from the local area.  

Arrival Services:

  • Housing needs assessment

  • Temporary housing information

  • Personalized single-family home, condo and apartment finding assistance

  • Provide rental listings 

  • Verify eligibility and process applications for Military Housing 

  • Maintain military housing wait list

  • Maps and directions of local area

Departure Services:

  • Provide information on housing at your new duty station

  • Process and fax or email housing application packages to your new duty station

Additional Services:

  • Telephones, photocopy and fax machines are available without charge


The HSC's trained professionals can help you choose the right housing to meet your needs. is an official Department of Defense (DoD) website dedicated to helping Service Members, families and DoD civilians find housing. 


Service Members should check-in with the HSC upon arrival at the installation, even if planning on renting in the local community.  The HSC maintains a current database, that is accessible 24 hours a day, of available off-base community rental properties for homes, apartments and townhomes.  Housing referral professionals inspect these rental properties for suitability.  Additionally, the HSC provides lease review services and is your Navy advocate for you and your family when housing maintenance, health or safety issues arise.  For additional information on local community housing, please contact the HSC. 
To list your rental property or update your current listing with the Navy Housing Referral program, visit the CNIC HQ page for  Additionally, the Navy Housing YouTube page has instructional videos on using to create a property manager account and add or edit a property.

Issue Resolution 

Navy HSCs provide support with issue resolution for customers wherever they choose to live, whether military or community housing. Our issue resolution services are provided to both the tenant and landlord free of charge.

Shipping, Weight Limits and POV  

Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) is responsible for Navy household goods (HHG) and personal property.  NAVSUP provides information and guidance to assist with permanent change of station (PCS) moves and the HHG claims process.  
Additionally, there are several other resources available for Service Members that are looking for information on shipping HHG and privately owned vehicles

Visit the CNIC headquarters Web site to access additional resources for PCS moves

There is no storage capability for excess household goods at Singapore Area Coordinator (SAC). 

Appliances and Electrical Requirements 

At SAC, all government-leased family and unaccompanied housing units are equipped with all major appliances (i.e. washer, dryer, refrigerator, over and microwave). Do not ship your personnel major appliances.     
Maintenance and repair of privately owned appliances are your responsibility.  The voltage in Singapore is 220/240V 50HZ.  Since American appliances are 110V, please ensure that they are plugged into the correct outlet in the house for MFH tenants. For UH tenants, please plug them into the transformers provided.


Temporary loaner furniture is issued to accompanied and unaccompanied military and Department of Defense civilian personnel for a maximum of 90 days.  Household goods (HHG) must be in transit to be eligible for loaner furniture.  Furniture is loaned for up to 90 days or until the HHG shipment arrives, whichever occurs earlier.    
Please note that government-owned or community housing may not be large enough to accommodate large or heavy furniture. 


Families may only have a maximum of two pets.  Any combination of dogs and cats,  no exotic pets or reptiles are authorized.  Monkeys and snakes (and other reptiles) are prevalent in our community.  Please don’t feed or attempt to capture. Any quarantine procedures for SAC are the tenant’s responsibility to research/adhere to. 

Pets are NOT authorized in the Unaccompanied Housing facility.


Singapore Housing FAQs

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The Housing Early Assistance Tool (HEAT) assists Service Members and their families in applying for housing Navy wide.  HEAT allows Service Members and their families to get the housing application process started at one or more Navy installations online before or after they receive their permanent change of station orders.  HEAT is available to any Service Member at all Navy installations.  HEAT creates an easy user experience to connect with your destination.  Spouses can use the application as well, needing only minimal information about their Service Member.  A housing referral professional will be in touch within 2 business days.

Policy, Forms and Resources
Other Information and Links

Moving Resources: 

Housing Allowance: 

School Information: 

Additional Resources: 


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