Carlisle Barracks, PA Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) is provided by the military to help active service members with housing costs, and can be used for either on- or off-post housing.

    • The Housing Services Office (717) 245-4951 provides assistance with finding appropriate housing, entering a lease agreement and handles tenant-landlord disputes. 

    Carlisle Barracks On Post Housing

    • Enlisted Single and Unaccompanied Soldiers should contact the Single Service Housing (717) 245-4316 at Shughart Hall.  

    • On-post housing for Carlisle Barracks is privatized. Contact the pet-friendly Balfour Beatty Communities (717) 243-7177 to check available housing for your rank and family size. They offer multi-unit apartment complexes and 2-5 bedroom single family homes, which may include amenities such as: washer/dryer hookups, extra storage and garage. The community features a basketball court, playgrounds and free lawn care.

    Carlisle Barracks, PA Off Post Housing

    53 Pine Street 2 Bed / 3 Bath / 3,127 Sq.Ft. / $1,150 | Home for Rent 0.9 mile from Ashburn Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    Carlisle is a college town with a population of 18,600. Dickinson College and the U.S. Army War College are both located here. The average commute to post is about 10-20 minutes. Nearby small communities, with populations ranging from 2,000 to 8,000, include Boiling Springs, Mt Holly Springs, Schlusser, Dillsburg, Mechanicsburg, and Shippensburg.

    About the Installation
    Carlisle Barracks is home to the U.S. Army War College and is one of the oldest military bases in the United States. The barracks date back to the time of the American Revolutionary War when they were constructed to accommodate the workmen of the Department of the Army. For more information click here