Fort Jackson, SC Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information 
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) gives active service members two options for housing; living on post or finding a home off-post within the community.

    • The Housing Services Office (803) 751-5788 assists with finding housing in the local community. They also mediate landlord-tenant disputes, review leases and help with home inspections.
    Fort Jackson On Post Housing 
    • Single Soldier Housing (803) 751-5446 is reserved for Single or Unaccompanied Soldiers within the rank of E1-E5 who are required to live in the Freddie Stowers Complex. 

    • On-post housing for Fort Jackson is privatized and operated by Balfour Beatty Communities (803) 738-8275, which offers 2-4 bedroom townhomes and single family units based on pay grade and family size. Home amenities may include: washer/dryer hookups, central AC, garage, fireplace and more. The community features 27 playgrounds and a fitness center. 

    Fort Jackson, SC Off Post Housing

    112 Leyden Lane 4 Bed / 2 Bath / 2,475 Sq.Ft. / $1,400 | Home for Rent 8.6 miles from Gate 1 (Jackson Blvd)

    5121 Circle Drive 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,800 Sq.Ft. / $1,600 | Home for Rent 2.5 miles from Gate 2 (Strom Thurmond Blvd)

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    Surrounding Areas 
    Columbia is South Carolina's capital and largest city. Forest Acres, Dentsville, St. Andrews, Seven Oaks, Lexington, Blythewood, Red Bank, and Pine Ridge are also nearby post and offer many options for families looking at off post housing. The average commute is 14 minutes.

    This area is not only home to Fort Jackson, but to a University of South Carolina campus and the Congaree River, all of which ensure the city is a happening place. The cities near Fort Jackson are: Blythewood, Columbia, Elgin, Pontiac, Lugoff, Camden, Forest Acres, Irmo, Lexington, Eastover, Dalzell, and Rembert.

    About Fort Jackson 
    Fort Jackson is an Entry Training Center for the U.S. Army and trains over 50 percent of all soldiers in Basic Combat Training. It is home to the 165th, 171st, and 193rd Infantry Brigades. Fort Jackson remains the most active and largest training facility in the United States Army. The fort is home to more than 50 ranges and field training sites and covers over 50,000 acres. It is located near Columbia, South Carolina. For more information click here