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.

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BAH Allowance

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

Post 9/11 GI Bill BAH Rate Calculator

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 $894.50 for the 2019-2020 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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BAH Rates Overview

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.

Official BAH charts in PDF format: