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Welcome to NSA Bethesda Housing

Our mission is to provide housing support for Service Members and their families assigned to Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bethesda.  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.  

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

Navy Housing Service Center (HSC): 

Taylor Road 
Building 17B, Suite 3D
Bethesda, MD 20889

Phone:  301-295-6564
DSN:  295-6564
Email:  Bethesda_Housing@navy.mil
Hours:  Mon-Fri: 7:00 am-3:30 pm, Closed Weekends and Federal Holidays


Direction to the NSA Bethesda HSC can be found here.

Unaccompanied Housing (UH):

Comfort Hall (Bldg. 60)
Phone:  301-295-5855
DSN:  400-0200
Monday - Friday:  7:00 am to 3:30 pm


Tranquility Hall (Bldg. 62)
Phone:  301-400-0200
DSN:  400-0200
Hours:  Daily; 24 Hours


Sanctuary Hall (Bldg. 64)
Phone:  301-295-5585
DSN:  400-0200
Monday - Friday:  7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Email:  Bethesda_Housing@navy.mil

Privatized Partner:

There is no Public-Private Venture (PPV) housing on Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bethesda.  However, accompanied
Service Members and families are eligible for PPV housing at Joint-Base Anacostia-Bolling


Liberty Military Housing
1 Cargo Court, SW
Washington, DC 20032
Phone:  202-715-2659
Fax:  202-629-2716

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 Housing Service Center (HSC) upon arrival to the installation.  The HSC staff will assist with all of your home-finding needs. 

Privatized Housing

There is no PPV housing on Naval Support Activity Bethesda.  However, accompanied Service Members and families are eligible for PPV housing at Joint-Base Anacostia-Bolling

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: 

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.  

BARRACKS AND DORMS

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 NSA Bethesda.  Accommodations are one or two persons to a room based on pay grade and square footage.

Comfort Hall - Bldg. 60 consists of 167 rooms.  Each room is double occupancy and is furnished with 2 bed, 2 dressers, a microwave/fridge combo, 2 desk with a chair, 2 nightstand, iron and ironing board. Each room is cable ready, TV is the responsibility of each resident, and Go-Wi-Fi is available throughout the building for a fee.  Common areas consist of a lounge on the first deck, which includes a TV and a pool table, free washers and dryers for residents. Cleaning supplies may be checked out at the front desk. Linen is provided by the staff, but must be maintained by the resident.

Sanctuary Hall - Bldg. 64 consists of 199 single and double rooms.  Each room is furnished with single, double or queen bed, dressers, a microwave/fridge combo, a desk with a chair, a nightstand, iron and ironing board.  Each room is cable ready, TV is the responsibility of each resident, and Go-Wi-Fi is available throughout the building for a fee. Common areas consist of a lower level, which includes a TV and a pool table. Free washers and dryers for residents on each floor, and a community kitchen/lounge equipped with a TV, refrigerator, stove and sink on each floor.

Tranquility Hall - Bldg. 62 consists of 153 suites, 306 beds, and is used to house wounded, ill, and injured service members receiving treatment at Walter Reed National Military Center. Each room is complete with a full kitchen, laundry, pantry and sitting area. Each bedroom has a walk-in closet, bathroom, computer and TV.  Irons and cleaning supplies may be checked out at the front desk.  Linen is provided by the staff, but must be maintained by the resident.
Cleaning supplies may be checked out at the front desk. 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 Unaccompanied Housing rules and regulations at all times. Any questions can be directed 24 hours a day to Central Billeting in Bldg. 62 at 301-400-0200. 

COMMUNITY HOUSING

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

HOME FINDING

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.
 
HOMES.mil 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.

COMMUNITY 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 HOMES.mil.  Additionally, the Navy Housing YouTube page has instructional videos on using HOMES.mil 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.

 
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