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Housing

Government Housing

There is only privatized housing aboard NSA Mid-South. All military personnel are required to check-in at Navy Housing. You can pick up an application from Navy housing or visit our website. are approximately 280 housing units on base. The average wiat time for those interested in moving into base housing is 0-3 months.

Pets -- There is a 2 pet limit to reside in Navy housing. Dogs not allowed are German Sheppard, Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Wolf Hybrids, Chow Chows, Doberman Pinschers, Siberian Huskys, and Perro de Presa Cararios.

Single Service Member Housing

All single sailors E-4 and below are required in live on base. All rooms aboard NSA Mid-South are single occupancy. Rules and regulations are given to active duty members for signature once a room has been assigned. There are apartments and duplexes available for rent. Most apartments are available on a long term basis and come unfurnished.

Exceptional Family Member Housing

There are 3 units available for handicapped family members. Forest City does not have priority housing for incoming special needs families. For photos, you can visit our website.  All housing units are air conditioned. Generators are not available for families with significant medical needs who require power for their medical equipment.

Non-government Housing

The housing market is described as a buyer's market and the cost of living is considered moderate.

Rental Options

Apartments, duplexes, and multi-unit dwellings range from $700 for a one bedroom to $1100 for a three bedroom, per month.  Four bedroom houses are limited and rent for $1250 a month and up, three bedroom homes are more available and usually rent for $1150 a month and up, two bedroom homes, when available rent for $900 and up. For a listing of available rentals in the community contact Navy housing at 901-874-5549.

Purchase Options

There are no programs available to assist active duty members in purchasing a house aboard NSA Mid-South. This is considered a buyer's market and cost of living moderate.

Mobile Homes

There is not a mobile home park on base.


Associated Links

Defense Travel Management Office /Per Diem
Per Diem official website with information on allowances, travel regulations and lodging websites.

Move.mil
Official Defense Personal Property System (DPS) Portal. Find out what type of information can be found and where to find it on Move.mil by watching the video presentation, "What's on Move.mil?"

Homeowners Assistance Program
Describes the programs and benefits available to some military families impacted by BRAC and PCSing personnel with mortgage shortfalls.

Navy Household Goods Channel
Subscribe to the Navy HHG’s YouTube channel for informational videos on DPS, move.mil and other household goods subjects.

Defense Personal Property System Portal (DPS)
DPS Password & Login Procedures video presentation shows how to get your DPS Password and Login to the system for the first time.

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