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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 a number of 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 paygrade, location and dependent status.

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

2021 / 2022 Post 9/11 GI Bill BAH Rates (Monthly Housing Allowance)

Monthly Housing Allowance rates for 2021 / 2022 academic year.  These will be in effect as of Aug 1, 2021 and until Jul 31, 2022.

STATEMHAE5
AKKetchikan2,217
AKSitka Ak2,343
AKJuneau2,502
AKKodiak Island2,049
AKAnchorage2,088
AKFairbanks1,998
ALAnniston/Fort Mcclellan975
ALFort Rucker1,110
ALHuntsville1,431
ALMobile1,500
ALMontgomery1,245
ALAuburn1,179
ALBirmingham1,596
ARLittle Rock1,470
ARFort Chaffee/Fort Smith897
ARFayetteville1,116
AZPhoenix1,710
AZFort Huachuca1,137
AZDavis-Monthan AFB1,446
AZYuma1,116
CAOakland3,366
CASan Francisco4,971
CAChina Lake1,032
CAFresno1,593
CALemoore NAS1,518
CACamp Pendleton2,793
CAVentura2,688
CAVandenberg AFB2,265
CAMarin/Sonoma3,231
CABarstow/Fort Irwin1,359
CASan Bernardino2,430
CATwenty Nine Palms Mcb1,206
CABeale AFB2,112
CASacramento2,286
CAStockton1,713
CAVallejo/Travis AFB2,727
CALos Angeles3,354
CASan Diego2,949
CAMonterey2,499
CARiverside2,199
CAHumboldt County1,473
CASanta Clara County4,119
CASan Luis Obispo2,226
CABridgeport1,410
CAEl Centro1,380
CAEdwards AFB/Palmdale1,911
CODenver2,169
COColorado Springs1,947
COFort Collins1,704
COBoulder2,172
CTNew London1,548
CTHartford1,923
CTNew Haven/Fairfield2,757
DCWashington DC Metro Area2,544
DEDover AFB/Rehoboth1,668
FLEglin AFB1,665
FLGainesville1,452
FLJacksonville1,674
FLPatrick AFB1,839
FLMiami/Fort Lauderdale2,352
FLOrlando1,926
FLPanama City1,791
FLPensacola1,503
FLTallahassee1,476
FLTampa2,082
FLWest Palm Beach2,226
FLOcala1,530
FLFlorida Keys2,817
FLVolusia County1,752
FLFort Pierce1,848
FLFt Myers Bch1,689
GAAtlanta2,259
GAAlbany1,035
GAFort Gordon1,443
GAKings Bay/Brunswick1,377
GAFort Benning1,200
GARobins AFB1,302
GASavannah1,557
GADahlonega1,485
GAFort Stewart1,512
GAMoody AFB1,080
HIMaui County2,859
HIHonolulu County2,991
HIHawaii County2,223
HIKauai County2,742
IADes Moines1,386
IDBoise1,431
IDMountain Home AFB1,500
ILChampaign/Urbana1,089
ILRock Island1,647
ILPeoria1,182
ILGreat Lakes NAVTRACEN1,599
ILScott AFB1,221
ILChicago2,058
ILSpringfield/Decatur987
INIndianapolis1,506
INFort Wayne1,530
INTerre Haute975
INBloomington1,257
KSFort Riley1,113
KSWichita/McConnell AFB1,011
KSFort Leavenworth1,590
KSTopeka1,167
KYFort Campbell1,380
KYLexington1,299
KYLouisville1,566
KYFort Knox1,047
KYFrankfort903
KYPaducah957
LAAlexandria897
LABaton Rouge1,539
LAFort Polk987
LANew Orleans1,647
LAShreveport/Barksdale AFB1,428
LALafayette1,395
LASt Mary And Terrebonne1,305
LALake Charles1,500
LAMonroe951
MANantucket3,369
MABoston3,075
MAWorcester2,049
MAFitchburg2,244
MACape Cod-Plymouth2,400
MAEssex Co2,502
MAHampden County1,650
MAMartha'S Vineyard2,748
MAHanscom AFB2,694
MDAberdeen Proving Grounds1,821
MDAnnapolis2,283
MDBaltimore2,070
MDFort Detrick1,824
MDFort G. G. Meade2,190
MDIndian Head NAVORDSTA2,337
MDPatuxent River1,791
MDOcean City1,338
MDOxford1,902
MEBrunswick1,629
MEPortland2,055
MECoastal Maine1,719
MEBangor1,344
MIDetroit1,965
MIMarquette1,212
MISault Ste Marie1,164
MITraverse City1,674
MIGrand Haven1,488
MIBattle Creek/Kalamazoo1,263
MILansing1,446
MIGrand Rapids1,659
MIAnn Arbor1,947
MISaginaw1,146
MNDuluth1,668
MNMinneapolis/St Paul1,734
MOKansas City1,563
MOSt. Louis1,494
MOWhiteman AFB1,086
MOFort Leonard Wood954
MOSpringfield1,017
MOColumbia/Jefferson City972
MOSaint Joseph1,044
MSGulfport1,311
MSColumbus AFB939
MSJackson1,494
MSMeridian996
MSHattiesburg1,200
MTMalmstrom AFB/Great Fls996
MTHelena1,065
NCOuter Banks1,755
NCMorehead/Cherry Pt Mcas1,308
NCCamp Lejeune1,266
NCCharlotte1,668
NCDurham/Chapel Hill1,632
NCElizabeth City1,527
NCFort Bragg/Pope1,314
NCSeymour Johnson AFB1,104
NCGreensboro1,236
NCRaleigh1,587
NCWilmington1,398
NCAsheville1,596
NDBismarck1,266
NDFargo1,191
NDGrand Forks1,353
NDMinot AFB1,230
NEOmaha/Offutt AFB1,428
NELincoln1,119
NHPortsmouth2,253
NHManchester/Concord2,190
NJAtlantic City1,899
NJCape May1,701
NJFort Monmouth/Earle Nws2,433
NJPerth Amboy2,220
NJNorthern New Jersey3,006
NJTrenton2,400
NJJB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst1,962
NMHolloman AFB/Alamogordo1,230
NMAlbuquerque/Kirtland AFB1,545
NMCannon AFB/Clovis1,020
NMWhite Sands Mr/Las Cruces1,224
NMSanta Fe/Los Alamos1,758
NVFallon NAS1,320
NVNellis AFB/Las Vegas1,674
NVReno/Carson City1,857
NYBallston Spa/Albany2,145
NYBuffalo2,070
NYWest Point2,157
NYLong Island3,594
NYNew York City3,294
NYRochester1,617
NYRome/Griffiss AFB1,617
NYSyracuse1,689
NYFort Drum/Watertown1,326
NYWestchester County3,342
NYStaten Island3,024
OHAkron1,224
OHCincinnati1,743
OHCleveland1,413
OHColumbus1,392
OHWright-Patterson AFB1,182
OHToledo1,488
OHYoungstown1,065
OKAltus AFB987
OKVance AFB/Enid1,083
OKFort Sill/Lawton954
OKOklahoma City1,308
OKTulsa1,164
ORAstoria1,542
ORCoos Bay1,461
ORPortland2,430
ORSalem1,521
ORCorvallis1,788
OREugene1,866
PACarlisle Barracks1,599
PAPhiladelphia/Camden2,001
PAWillow Grove2,175
PAPittsburgh1,911
PAState College1,431
PAErie1,299
PAWilkes-Barre/Scranton1,533
PAAllentown/Bethlehem1,917
RINewport2,160
RIProvidence2,034
SCBeaufort/Parris Island1,749
SCCharleston1,830
SCColumbia/Fort Jackson1,530
SCGreenville1,395
SCMyrtle Beach1,533
SCSumter/Shaw AFB1,056
SDRapid City/Ellsworth AFB1,377
SDSioux Falls1,173
TNChattanooga1,401
TNKnoxville1,353
TNMemphis1,824
TNNashville1,917
TNJohnson City/Kingsport1,023
TXAbilene/Dyess AFB1,236
TXAustin2,028
TXBeaumont1,524
TXCollege Station1,467
TXCorpus Christi1,632
TXDallas1,932
TXLaughlin AFB/Del Rio1,227
TXEl Paso1,320
TXBrownsville1,194
TXHouston1,671
TXLubbock1,083
TXGoodfellow AFB1,323
TXSan Antonio1,761
TXFort Hood1,143
TXWichita Fls/Sheppard AFB1,062
TXFort Worth1,653
TXWaco1,266
UTOgden/Hill AFB1,599
UTSalt Lake City1,554
UTProvo1,608
VACharlottesville1,848
VAQuantico/Woodbridge1,806
VAHampton/Newport News1,518
VANorfolk/Portsmouth1,737
VARichmond/Fort Lee1,413
VAWarrenton2,286
VALexington1,098
VARoanoke1,362
VADahlgren/Fort Ap Hill1,827
VTBurlington1,998
WABremerton1,890
WAEverett2,286
WAPort Angeles1,548
WASeattle2,679
WASpokane1,437
WATacoma2,022
WAWhidbey Island1,476
WAYakima1,377
WIMadison1,728
WIMilwaukee2,079
WISparta/Fort McCoy1,212
WIStevens Point1,074
WVMorgantown1,398
WVHuntington1,338
WVCharleston1,092
WVEastern Panhandle1,569
WYCheyenne1,191

2022 / 2023 GI Bill BAH Rates

Anticipated Monthly Housing Allowance rates for 2022 / 2023 academic year.  These will be 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

 

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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 friends and family of military personnel. Unfortunately, the BAH calculator is not available 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 $871 for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

The online GI Bill BAH Rate calculation is determined by taking half of the national BAH Rate average.  This applies when attending online courses exclusively.

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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

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.

 

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