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BAH Calculator

Basic Allowance for Housing Calculator and GI Bill MHA Rates

BAH Calculator for US military personnel and their families who are relocating or planning to move due to several reasons, including to study at an out-of-state college, military friendly or otherwise. It can also be used by veterans or those looking to use their GI Bill benefits as a Post 911 GI Bill Monthly Housing Allowance rate calculator.

BAH Calculator (Basic Allowance For Housing)

** UPDATED for 2022**

Calculate your 2022 BAH rate entering your pay grade, location, and dependent status.

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BAH Allowance

BAH Rates (Basic Allowance for Housing) are an allowance for U.S. based housing.

2022 / 2023 Post-9/11 GI Bill BAH Rates (Monthly Housing Allowance)

Monthly Housing Allowance rates for the 2022 / 2023 academic year.  These are in effect as of Aug 1, 2022, and until Jul 31, 2023.  While the new BAH Rates take effect at the beginning of the year, the GI Bill MHA rates do not take effect until Aug 1 of that same year.

STATEMHAE5
AKKetchikan2,184
AKSitka2,298
AKJuneau2,466
AKKodiak Island2,298
AKAnchorage2,244
AKFairbanks1,986
ALAnniston/Fort McClellan951
ALFort Rucker1,152
ALHuntsville1,533
ALMobile1,572
ALMontgomery1,266
ALAuburn1,281
ALBirmingham1,578
ARLittle Rock1,617
ARFort Chaffee/Fort Smith822
ARFayetteville1,197
AZPhoenix1,980
AZFort Huachuca1,320
AZDavis-Monthan AFB1,674
AZYuma1,293
CAOakland3,117
CASan Francisco4,797
CAChina Lake1,143
CAFresno1,842
CALemoore NAS1,758
CACamp Pendleton2,898
CAVentura3,063
CAVandenberg AFB2,097
CAMarin/Sonoma3,126
CABarstow/Fort Irwin1,575
CASan Bernardino2,802
CATwenty Nine Palms MCB1,461
CABeale AFB2,553
CASacramento2,640
CAStockton1,980
CAVallejo/Travis AFB2,811
CALos Angeles3,171
CASan Diego2,871
CAMonterey2,823
CARiverside2,538
CAHumboldt County1,338
CASanta Clara County3,693
CASan Luis Obispo2,412
CABridgeport1,710
CAEl Centro1,422
CAEdwards AFB/Palmdale2,145
CODenver2,373
COColorado Springs2,052
COFort Collins1,935
COBoulder2,232
CTNew London1,791
CTHartford2,094
CTNew Haven/Fairfield2,727
DCWashington DC Metro Area2,388
DEDover AFB/Rehoboth1,680
FLEglin AFB1,968
FLGainesville1,485
FLJacksonville1,776
FLPatrick AFB1,911
FLMiami/Fort Lauderdale2,535
FLOrlando1,983
FLPanama City1,695
FLPensacola1,701
FLTallahassee1,479
FLTampa2,160
FLWest Palm Beach2,355
FLOcala1,722
FLFlorida Keys3,105
FLVolusia County1,713
FLFort Pierce2,136
FLFort Myers Beach1,884
GAAtlanta2,058
GAAlbany1,134
GAFort Gordon1,494
GAKings Bay/Brunswick1,539
GAFort Benning1,377
GARobins AFB1,410
GASavannah1,731
GADahlonega1,665
GAFort Stewart1,593
GAMoody AFB1,155
HIMaui County2,838
HIHonolulu County2,961
HIHawaii County1,989
HIKauai County2,739
IADes Moines1,398
IDBoise1,734
IDMountain Home AFB1,818
ILChampaign/Urbana1,071
ILRock Island1,470
ILPeoria1,215
ILGreat Lakes NAVTRACEN1,731
ILScott AFB1,218
ILChicago2,175
ILSpringfield/Decatur1,080
INIndianapolis1,611
INFort Wayne1,506
INTerre Haute1,041
INBloomington1,410
KSFort Riley1,107
KSWichita/McConnell AFB1,128
KSFort Leavenworth1,512
KSTopeka1,284
KYFort Campbell1,494
KYLexington1,455
KYLouisville1,557
KYFort Knox1,140
KYFrankfort1,011
KYPaducah1,011
LAAlexandria1,041
LABaton Rouge1,551
LAFort Polk1,008
LANew Orleans1,644
LAShreveport/Barksdale AFB1,365
LALafayette1,503
LASt Mary And Terrebonne1,305
LALake Charles1,611
LAMonroe1,035
MANantucket3,234
MABoston3,081
MAWorcester2,367
MAFitchburg2,358
MACape Cod-Plymouth2,562
MAEssex Co2,499
MAHampden County1,836
MAMartha's Vineyard2,628
MAHanscom AFB2,970
MDAberdeen Proving Grounds2,022
MDAnnapolis2,463
MDBaltimore2,214
MDFort Detrick1,932
MDFort G. G. Meade2,436
MDIndian Head NAVORDSTA2,472
MDPatuxent River2,022
MDEastern Shore1,551
MDOxford1,959
MEBrunswick1,455
MEPortland2,316
MECoastal Maine1,767
MEBangor1,548
MIDetroit2,061
MIMarquette1,404
MISault Ste Marie1,083
MITraverse City1,635
MIGrand Haven1,641
MIBattle Creek/Kalamazoo1,392
MILansing1,479
MIGrand Rapids1,512
MIAnn Arbor1,962
MISaginaw1,191
MNDuluth1,665
MNMinneapolis/St Paul1,926
MOKansas City1,629
MOSt. Louis1,602
MOWhiteman AFB1,077
MOFort Leonard Wood906
MOSpringfield1,089
MOColumbia/Jefferson City1,023
MOSaint Joseph1,104
MSGulfport1,296
MSColumbus AFB1,035
MSJackson1,485
MSMeridian1,017
MSHattiesburg1,233
MTMalmstrom AFB/Great Fls1,071
MTHelena1,233
NCOuter Banks1,770
NCMorehead/Cherry Pt MCAS1,389
NCCamp Lejeune1,416
NCCharlotte1,800
NCDurham/Chapel Hill1,707
NCElizabeth City1,641
NCFort Bragg/Pope1,479
NCSeymour Johnson AFB1,116
NCGreensboro1,407
NCRaleigh1,740
NCWilmington1,614
NCAsheville1,839
NDBismarck1,308
NDFargo1,095
NDGrand Forks1,428
NDMinot AFB1,284
NEOmaha/Offutt AFB1,422
NELincoln1,206
NHPortsmouth, NH & Kittery, ME2,190
NHManchester/Concord2,277
NJAtlantic City2,097
NJCape May1,626
NJFort Monmouth/Earle Nws2,733
NJPerth Amboy2,325
NJNorthern New Jersey3,135
NJTrenton2,724
NJJB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst2,148
NMHolloman AFB/Alamogordo1,317
NMAlbuquerque/Kirtland AFB1,788
NMCannon AFB/Clovis1,068
NMWhite Sands Mr/Las Cruces1,311
NMSanta Fe/Los Alamos1,812
NVFallon NAS1,386
NVNellis AFB/Las Vegas1,848
NVReno/Carson City2,088
NYBallston Spa/Albany2,229
NYBuffalo2,031
NYWest Point2,400
NYLong Island4,140
NYNew York City3,345
NYRochester1,608
NYRome/Griffiss AFB1,512
NYSyracuse1,650
NYFort Drum/Watertown1,353
NYWestchester County3,321
NYStaten Island2,868
OHAkron1,236
OHCincinnati1,713
OHCleveland1,590
OHColumbus1,428
OHWright-Patterson AFB1,221
OHToledo1,485
OHYoungstown1,005
OKAltus AFB1,074
OKVance AFB/Enid1,080
OKFort Sill/Lawton1,077
OKOklahoma City1,404
OKTulsa1,185
ORAstoria1,560
ORCoos Bay1,533
ORPortland2,199
ORSalem1,545
ORCorvallis1,932
OREugene1,992
PACarlisle Barracks1,671
PAPhiladelphia, PA and Camden, NJ2,184
PAWillow Grove2,394
PAPittsburgh1,842
PAState College1,410
PAErie1,377
PAWilkes-Barre/Scranton1,563
PAAllentown/Bethlehem1,956
RINewport2,013
RIProvidence2,259
SCBeaufort/Parris Island1,821
SCCharleston1,806
SCColumbia/Fort Jackson1,572
SCGreenville1,545
SCMyrtle Beach1,566
SCSumter/Shaw AFB1,113
SDRapid City/Ellsworth AFB1,461
SDSioux Falls1,257
TNChattanooga1,608
TNKnoxville1,470
TNMemphis1,929
TNNashville2,016
TNJohnson City/Kingsport1,083
TXAbilene/Dyess AFB1,236
TXAustin2,088
TXBeaumont1,368
TXCollege Station1,470
TXCorpus Christi1,554
TXDallas1,968
TXLaughlin AFB/Del Rio1,212
TXEl Paso1,398
TXBrownsville1,281
TXHouston1,650
TXLubbock1,257
TXGoodfellow AFB1,284
TXSan Antonio1,791
TXFort Hood1,323
TXWichita Fls/Sheppard AFB1,155
TXFort Worth1,755
TXWaco1,467
UTOgden/Hill AFB1,695
UTSalt Lake City1,797
UTProvo1,653
VACharlottesville1,893
VAQuantico/Woodbridge1,932
VAHampton/Newport News1,728
VANorfolk/Portsmouth1,767
VARichmond/Fort Lee1,635
VAWarrenton2,421
VALexington1,122
VARoanoke1,545
VADahlgren/Fort Ap Hill2,061
VTBurlington2,190
WABremerton2,088
WAEverett2,316
WAPort Angeles1,755
WASeattle2,592
WASpokane1,740
WATacoma2,205
WAWhidbey Island1,542
WAYakima1,317
WIMadison1,788
WIMilwaukee2,187
WISparta/Fort McCoy1,278
WIStevens Point1,167
WVMorgantown1,332
WVHuntington1,440
WVCharleston1,044
WVEastern Panhandle1,557
WYCheyenne1,116

RELATED: Cities and Colleges With the Cities and Colleges with the Highest BAH in the US

Other Funds Available to Help Pay for School

In addition to paying for your education, the Department of Defense offers a “Yellow Ribbon Program” that helps cover the cost of tuition for dependents of military personnel. Unfortunately, the BAH calculator is unavailable for that program, but you can view a list of schools that participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

 

Online GI Bill Monthly Housing Allowance

The online GI Bill Monthly Housing Allowance is $988 for the 2022-2023 academic year.

The online GI Bill BAH Rate calculation takes half of the national BAH Rate average.  This applies when attending online courses exclusively.

RELATED: Online Colleges for Military

Calculate Your Post 9/11 Monthly Housing Rate for 2022/2023 School Year

You can use the calculator to determine the Post 911 GI Bill BAH rate for the 2022/2023 school year by doing the following:

Use the E-5 paygrade with dependents BAH Rate for your military housing area to basically determine your MHA.

2022 BAH Rates State Charts

>> Interested in a zero down payment home loan with no mortgage insurance?  Please go here for a no-obligation, free consultation regarding your VA Loan eligibility.

BAH Calculation Factors

BAH or Basic Allowance for Housing Rates are determined by:

  • Location
  • 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.

 

>> Interested in a zero down payment home loan with no mortgage insurance?  For a no-obligation, free consultation regarding your VA Loan eligibility, please go here.

 

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