Edwards AFB, CA Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    The military provides two options for the use of your Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) 
    The first option is living on base. Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off base. 

    • The Housing Management Office (661) 277-4506 can answer all of your on- and off-base housing questions. Contact the HMO Office as soon as you know you are moving. You will be provided with the latest information on local housing, referral services and relocation assistance. The HMO offers counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement, as well as resolving tenant-landlord disputes. 

    Edwards AFB On Base Housing 

    • The Unaccompanied Housing Office (661) 277-6783 is reserved for airmen in the ranks of E1-E3 and E4 with less than 3 years of service. You are provided with private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living.

    • Edwards AFB on-base housing is privatized and operated by Corvias Military Homes - Edwards (661) 385-6060, which offers duplexes and single family homes with 2-4 bedrooms. They're a pet friendly community with washer and dryer hookups, lawn care, water and sewer included. There are 740 housing units for nearly 6,000 on-base residents. Single family and duplex homes are located in communities featuring walking paths, playgrounds, athletic courts, and parks. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on base housing, which may include wait times.

    Edwards AFB, CA Off Base Housing

    7438 California City Blvd. 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,400 Sq.Ft. / $1,200 | Home for Rent 11.1 miles from North Gate

    4313 Bethpage dr 5 Bed / 3 Bath / 2,700 Sq.Ft. / $2,400 | Home for Rent 21 miles from South Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    Lancaster is the largest Californian city in the Mojave Desert, but fairly medium sized for California, about an hour from Los Angeles. Edwards to Rosamond is about half an hour; Edwards to Lancaster is about 45 minutes. The area is desert, generally flat, but near the San Gabriel Mountains, which has a number of public parks. The cities around this installation are Rosamond, Mojave, California City, Lancaster, Palmdale, Adelanto, and Quartz Hill.

    About Edwards AFB
    Edwards Air Force Base has been home to military flight testing and research since the 1950s. The base has been a test facility for NASA and the X-plane program. The C-17 Globemaster III flight test program and the F-35 Lightning II have been recent projects at the base. Prior to the end of the Space Shuttle program, Edwards was a landing site for aircraft returning from space missions. For more information click here