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    MCAS Beaufort, SC Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information for MCAS Beaufort
    The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. 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. We provide you with military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH. 

    On Base Housing ( Rent On Base )

    You can contact the housing office at (843) 228-6000.
    Keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on base housing that could include wait times.

    Off Base Single Family Homes

    For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available listings in the area. 
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    Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is home to over 4,000 Marine Corps troops as well as the Marine Aircraft Group 31, the Strike Fighter Squadron 86, and the Combat Logistics Company 23. Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is also home to six F/A-18 Hornet fighter-attack squadrons plus one Navy F/A-18 strike fighter squadron. The air station covers over 6,500 acres and holds a bi-annual air show open to the public. Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is known as the "Fightertown East".

    Military personnel interested in living on base will need to fill out a housing application and be placed on any applicable waiting list. For more information contact the housing office at 843-228-6000. For alternate housing, contact the Parris Island Housing Office at 843-228-2583.

    Areas surrounding MCAS Beaufort 
    MCAS Beaufort is close to three local communities, Beaufort, Hilton Head, and Bluffton. The permanent resident population of the local communities is about 162,000 people, plus a summer population. It take about 20 minutes to commute from Beaufort to Parris Island; Hilton Head takes about an hour, and Bluffton takes about 45 minutes. Many Marines live in Laurel Bay, about 15 minutes away.
    The average rent in the Beaufort County area for a one-bedroom is about $800, and for a four-bedroom about $1400. The average listing price for a house in Beaufort in the last three years was about $245,000 to $330,000, depending on location.
    Beaufort County is in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, near the Atlantic Coast and near sea level. The area is warm and humid, with mild winters and hot and humid summers. Cities near MCAS Beaufort: Port Royal, Shell Point, Beaufort, Burton, and Laurel Bay.

    About MCAS Beaufort

    Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is home to over 4,000 Marine Corps troops as well as the Marine Aircraft Group 31, the Strike Fighter Squadron 86, and the Combat Logistics Company 23. Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is also home to six F/A-18 Hornet fighter-attack squadrons plus one Navy F/A-18 strike fighter squadron. The air station covers over 6,500 acres and holds a bi-annual air show open to the public. Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is known as the "Fightertown East".