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North Island Naval Air Station

San Diego, California

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Base Housing

Ask your Command or local housing office to learn more about that is currently available for most military installations. This site allows military members and families to:

  • Search listings and pictures of available rentals near military installations
  • Articles to understand all the ins and out of PCSing to a new location
  • Find out about shared rentals
  • List and advertise their own properties for rent or to other military families PCSing
  • List their homes For Sale By Owner (FSBO) to other military members PCSing
  • How to Contact the military installation housing office they are PCSing to.
  • For Local Certified Military Relocator agents to help in your PCSing needs

Government Housing

Family Housing

The NRSW Family Housing Welcome Center at Naval Base San Diego is responsible for assignment of military housing and provision of community housing referrals to all military families in San Diego, including Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Marine Corps Recruit Depot. It is highly recommended that each service member and family check-in to the NRSW Family Housing Welcome Center upon arrival to San Diego. For more information, please contact the NRSW Housing Welcome Center.

There are over 33,000 military families in the San Diego area. Approximately 25% of these families are housed in government quarters. There are 9,130 government homes located in 38 housing sites throughout San Diego. Of these homes, 8,580 are enlisted units and 550 are officer units. Depending on the housing site selected, waiting times can be as little as 0-3 months, or as long as 18-24 months or more. 

Exceptional Family Member (EFM) Housing


The Exceptional Family Member Program is a mandatory program to support families with special needs. Various physical, emotional, developmental, and educational special needs may require enrollment. For more information, contact NRSW Fleet & Family Support Center. There are six categories of EFM identifying the level of special care required. Family members designated as Categories 4 and 5 are severely disabled and permanency in living arrangements is desirable. Personnel being assigned under EFM Category 4 or 5 priority status are not permitted to choose a neighborhood. EFM assignments are made at the discretion of the NRSW Family Housing Welcome Center. Once an EFM family has been assigned to MFH, they are not automatically eligible for priority relocation when they have a change in status, such as family composition or pay grade. Requests for priority relocation should be submitted in writing via the service member's command to the appropriate housing office. More details include:


Homes Near Base

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