BAH Calculator for US military personnel and their families and veterans planning to attend college or looking to move.
** UPDATED FOR 2019 **
BAH Calculator for 2019
Calculate your 2019 BAH rate entering your paygrade, location and dependent status.
BAH Rates (Basic Allowance for Housing) are an allowance for U.S. based housing.
Post 9/11 GI Bill BAH Rates
You can determine the Post 911 GI Bill BAH rate by taking the E-5 paygrade with dependents BAH Rate for your military housing area.
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Online GI Bill BAH Rate
The online GI Bill BAH is $825.00 for 2019.
The online GI Bill BAH Rate is determined by taking half of the national BAH Rate average. This applies when attending online courses exclusively.
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BAH Look-Up By State
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- Washington, DC
- West Virginia
BAH Calculation Factors
BAH or Basic Allowance for Housing Rates are determined by:
- Pay grade
- Dependency status – with or without dependents
The compensation is affected by the cost of housing (ownership and rental) in local markets within the US.
Official BAH charts in PDF format: