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

** UPDATED FOR 2019 **

BAH Rates 2019 – UPDATED

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Post GI Bill BAH Rates

The Post 911 GI Bill BAH rate is equal to the E-5 BAH with dependents for your military housing area.

Please select your state to see BAH rates for your military housing area:

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Washington, DC

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Or you can also use our BAH Calculator to determine your BAH Rates.

How are BAH Rates determined?

BAH or Basic Allowance for Housing Rates are determined by location, pay grade, and dependency status.  The compensation is also determined based on housing costs in local housing markets within the United States.

For the official BAH charts, you can find the following PDFs

PDF for those with dependents

PDF for those without dependents

BAH can be used for those moving to a new installation due to a PCS, or a veteran looking to go to school?

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