Fort McNair, DC Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information 
    All Housing for Fort McNair is handled by JB Myer-Henderson Hall. Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) is provided by the military to help active service members with housing costs, and can be used for on- or off-post housing.

    • The JB Myer-Henderson Hall Housing Services Office (703) 696-2623 will be your first point of contact when you receive moving orders, and provides services that will help you with referrals, relocation assistance, guidance for entering a lease agreement and tenant-landlord disputes.

    Fort McNair On Post Housing

    Fort McNair, DC Off Post Housing

    1425 4th St. SW 1 Bed / 1 Bath / 550 Sq.Ft. / $1,975 | Home for Rent 0.1 mile from Ceremonial Gate

    1425 4th Street, SW #A713 1 Bed / 1 Bath / 800 Sq.Ft. / $2,500 | Home for Rent 100 miles from

    520 N St. SW 1 Bed / 1 Bath / 750 Sq.Ft. / $325,000 | Home for Sale 0.2 mile from Ceremonial Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    Washington D.C., the nation's capital city, has a population of 602,000. It is located in between northern Virginia and southern Maryland on the Potomac River. There are nearly endless possibilities for off post housing here; many families prefer to live outside the big city in one of the suburbs of Virginia or Maryland. An average commute may be about 28 minutes, but traffic in and out of the city can be pretty congested and the drive may be longer at times. In Virginia, popular suburbs include Alexandria, Arlington, Annandale, McLean, and Springfield. Cities in Maryland include Silver Spring, College Park, Bethesda, Hyattsville, and Chevy Chase. These areas are well-populated and offer tons of activities, town centers, and retail centers. The cities near Fort McNair are: Arlington, Annandale, and Alexandria, Virginia; Temple Hills, Hyattsville, Riverdale, College Park, Bethesda, and Chevy Chase, Maryland.

    About Fort McNair
    Fort McNair is home to the historical preservation of military history dating back to World War II. The center at Fort McNair is divided into four divisions which offer museum facilities and preservation of artifacts that are considered the Army's historical treasures. The fort is home to the Inter-American Defense College which is an advanced-studies institute for senior officers of the 25-member nations of the Inter-American Defense Board. The college has been located on post since 1962. Fort McNair is located in Washington D.C. where the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers meet. It is a part of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Fort more information click here