If authorized for Basic Allowance for Housing, the military provides two options for the use of your BAH. The first is living on post. FtLewisHousing.com provides you with the necessary information to complete that request.
Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off post. FtLewisHousing.com provides you with a military-friendly process and pricing for those looking to maximize the use of their BAH.
On Post Housing ( Rent On Post )
You can contact Lincoln Military Housing Lewis-McChord Communities office at (253) 912-2112. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on post housing to include wait times.
Your point of contact for Off Post Housing purchases may be reached at 360-528-8188. For the Rental Partnership Program, lease reviews or other off post rental housing questions, please call 253-967-3581
Cities around JBLM (Purchase a home) There are plentiful housing opportunities off post for those looking to get into a new home. The cities south of this installation are Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, Dupont, and Yelm. The cities north of this installation are Lakewood, Gig Harbor, Puyallup, University Place, and Tacoma.
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Fort Lewis is located near Tacoma, Washington, and was merged with McChord Air Force Base in 2010 to become Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The mission of the base is to provide support to mission commanders and the joint base community as they train America's combat troops. Units on the Army side of post include the I Corps and the 7th Infantry Division.
Joint Base Lewis McChord has over 5,000 housing units that are divided into eleven different areas. The minimum of two bedrooms are offered to ranks E-1 through E-3 and E-6. Wait times may vary for on post housing.
For information on typical rental rates, local attractions, history of the base, rental opportunities, and lots more, check out the Information links on the left of this page. For needed services, check out the service providers on the right side.
This is a website dedicated to our men and women serving at Fort Lewis, WA. Its purpose is to provide military personnel the information necessary for their move to the area. This information is for both on-post/base and off-post/base at Fort Lewis, WA. This is not an official military website.