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Welcome to NAS Patuxent River Housing

Our mission is to provide housing support for Service Members and their families assigned to Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River.  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
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Select one of the tabs below or the menu button to begin exploring NAS Patuxent River housing. 

Navy Housing Service Center (HSC):

21967 Cuddihy Rd.
Bldg. 2371
Patuxent River, MD 20670

Phone:  301-342-3846
Hours:  Monday - Thursday:  7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Friday:  7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Direction to the NAS Patuxent River HSC can be found here.

Unaccompanied Housing (UH):

22208 Cuddihy Road
Bldg. 2818
Patuxent River, MD 20670

Phone:  301-995-2754
Hours:  Monday - Thursday:  6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  
Friday:  6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Privatized Partner:

Liberty Military Housing
21967 Cuddihy Road, Building 2371
Patuxent River, MD 20670
Phone:  844-650-6202
Fax:  240-895-0385

Family Housing

Accompanied personnel have the option to reside in Public-Private Venture (PPV) family housing or in the local community.  Check-in at the local Navy Housing Service Center (HSC) upon arrival to the installation.  The HSC staff will assist with all of your home-finding needs.

Privatized Housing

The local HSC processes applications and refers personnel to the PPV property management company.  The property management company assigns personnel to PPV housing and should be contacted for maintenance and resident matters.  However, the HSC is your advocate, and you should contact them if you are not satisfied.  For more information about PPV housing, including eligibility requirements, visit the CNIC Headquarters PPV page. 

Renters’ insurance is strongly encouraged to protect your belongings and financial responsibility should accidents happen in your home.
The Housing Early Assistance Tool (HEAT) enables Service Members and their families to apply for PPV family housing prior to departure from their current command, before or after receiving permanent change of station orders.  Visit the Navy Housing Headquarters’ HEAT page to find out more. 
Additionally, you can obtain application forms on the above resources tab, at your nearest HSC, or you can contact the HSC to have one mailed or emailed to you.
Naval Air Station Patuxent River has partnered with Liberty Military Housing to offer military families outstanding housing choices.  Contact the HSC to get the most current projection of housing availability and wait list information.
For additional contact information, floor plans, pet policies, full resident guidelines and other neighborhood specific information regarding PPV housing, visit the Liberty Military Housing website.


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: 

For more information, click the above housing services tab.

If you are interested in purchasing property, the Fleet and Family Support Center provides information and classes on home buying. 

Unaccompanied Housing

Depending on assignment status (shore duty, sea duty, student, etc.) and pay grade, unaccompanied housing (UH) options include barracks or dorms, and housing in the local community.


Most personnel, E1-E3 and E4 < 4, are required to live in UH; E4s may be required to live on-base, space permitting.  More senior personnel may be eligible to live in UH.  Additional on-base UH eligibility information can be found on Navy Housing headquarters website.

There are many advantages to living on-base for single Sailors:

  • Secure

  • Safe

  • Close to work

  • Utility bills included

  • Free laundry facilities

  • Vending and recreational area

UH is conveniently located on NAS Patuxent River, housing approximately 204 personnel in 1 building.

Building 2818 consists of 73 Market Style Units with a full kitchen and living area.  There are 4 ADA rooms, 3 multipurpose rooms with large screen televisions, games, and places to gather.  Two designated reading rooms allowing residents to escape their rooms and study or browse the internet.  There are bike lockers, a grilling area, and an NCAA regulation-sized basketball court as well. Liberty Zone is centrally located for easier access by Sailors. Each unit has wall-to-wall vinyl hardwood flooring and consists of two rooms, a living room and kitchen.  Each room consists of full bathroom with vanity sink, two captain’s beds with headboard, nightstand, desk with desk chair, dresser chest, and two closets. Living room consists of a 50” smart TV, two full size sofas, end table and lamp.  Kitchen includes full-size refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board, washer/dryer, full size stove with oven and a disposal.  All rooms are equipped with cable, internet and phone outlets, but are the responsibility of the resident to attain these services within their room.  Linen is provided by the staff but must be maintained by the resident. 

All rooms are subject to weekly inspections and residents are required to maintain daily living standards and comply with UH rules and regulations.


All unaccompanied personnel eligible to live off-base in CONUS are highly encouraged to first check-in at the Housing Service Center (HSC).  The HSC provides assistance with locating off-base housing in the local area, including:

For more information, click the above housing services tab. 

If you are interested in purchasing property, the Fleet and Family Support Center provides information and classes on home buying.

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 Public-Private Venture (PPV) Military Housing 

  • Maintain PPV 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, whether in PPV government housing, community housing or unaccompanied housing. is an official Department of Defense (DoD) website dedicated to helping Service Members, families and DoD civilians find housing. 
Home Buying and Selling – In addition to finding a rental property in the community, HSC counselors provide complete, objective and unbiased information on the home buying process.  If you are interested in purchasing property, the Fleet and Family Support Center provides information and classes on home buying.


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, privatized, or community housing. Our issue resolution services are provided to both the tenant and landlord free of charge.

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Housing Early Assistance Tool

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 and Forms 

Tenant Bill of Rights:
The Department of Defense is fully committed to ensuring our Nation's most valued resource is its military service members and their families-have access to safe, quality, and well-maintained homes and communities on DoD installations.

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 set out eighteen rights of military service members and their families (Tenants) residing in privatized housing. The Department of Defense commits to ensuring that privatized housing Tenants receive quality housing and fair treatment from the Military Housing Privatization Initiative project owners (MHPI companies) that operate and maintain privatized housing.

For a copy of the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights, please click the link below:

Public-Private Venture (PPV) Housing Resident In-Brief:
The Navy HSC staff is employed by the Navy to assist and advocate for Service Members and their families on any housing issue.  For an overview of services and information for residents, please review the brief at the link below:

Application Documents:
For Lincoln Military Housing (Base Housing), please complete the Housing Application, Sex Offender Policy Acknowledgement & Disclosure form, Statement of Understanding, and Pax River Information Release Form.  Please submit to, or bring them by the office at 21967 Cuddihy Road, Bldg. 2371, Patuxent River MD.  You will need to include a copy of your Orders, Page 2, and latest LES.  For assistance or more information please contact the Housing Service Center at (301) 342-3648.


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