Housing Information for Personnel Newly Assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Welcome and congratulations on your new assignment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut. This information is to familiarize you of the housing options in the New London area which currently include:
- Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC), (Privatized Housing)
- Collecting BAH and residing within the local community
- Rent Set Aside Program (RPP)
- CG Family Leased Housing for those who qualify
NOTE: All CG members reporting to the CG Academy and surrounding units, must request a Release from Housing (DD Form 1747) from the CG Academy Housing office. Please forward (fax or email) the following to the Housing Officer; a copy of your orders, completed
Application for Assignment to Military Housing
with the box checked "I DO" Desire a Waiver to reside in Civilian Housing. For married members, the Housing Officer will also need a copy of your BAH/Dependency Data form (4170-A). Once all of the required paperwork has been received, the Housing Officer will email members their Release from Housing.
Military Family Housing (PPV)
If you are interested in BBC, (Previously GMH Military Housing) the CG Academy has an agreement with BBC (www.subasehomes.com) at the U.S. Navy Submarine Base located in Groton, CT. BBC units consist of two, three, and four bedroom units and is privatized housing. Privatized housing means that BBC housing is not DOD owned or CG leased housing. To be placed on their waiting list you may submit the proper paperwork via the Academy Housing Office.
Bachelor Allowance for Housing (BAH)
Single personnel reporting to the Academy will be authorized Bachelor Allowance for Housing (BAH) to live on the local economy. Unaccompanied members E-4 and below with less than four years of service whose permanent duty station is ashore, have the option to be assigned to Unaccompanied Personnel Leased Housing (UPLH) in lieu of receiving BAH. Afloat personnel (E-3 and below) will reside in the barracks at the Academy, and E-4 and above will be authorized BAH or UPLH depending on availability.
Leased Housing Program
In March 2004, the U.S. Coast Guard reinstated the Leased Housing Program. If no government housing is available for E-4 and below with less than four years of service, who qualify for a two-bedroom unit, leased housing is authorized.
It is recommended that you contact the Housing Officer prior to your arrival for the latest information on the rental market.