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Resources for CG Members in the Seattle Area

Base Seattle

Housing Availability

Although there is no Coast Guard Owned Housing available in the Seattle Area, every member must check in with the Local Housing Office.  PSC INST 11101.2A states, "All members reporting to units in PAC AREA are required to obtain a release from mandatory assignment to government quarters prior to receiving BAH. "  See required forms below.

Required Forms

All members are required to complete a Status of Housing Availability (DD 1747)  and an Application for Assignment to Military Housing.  You can submit these forms to the Local Housing Officer by e-mail or fax (206-217-6968). 

Military Clause

There are two laws that govern the rights and responsibilities of tenants who are military members seeking to terminate a residential agreement (lease) in the state of Washington. The District Legal Office is available to assist you; Rm 3462 at the Jackson Federal Build or 206.220.7119. Please review the Tenants Info sheet for the summary of differences and timelines provided by both laws. Also when terminating under either law give your notice in writing:

Purchasing a Home and DD-1747 Form

Please read "Housing Availability" above. In some cases, mortgage companies require a DD-1747, Status of Housing  Availability Form.   The Local Housing Office can provide you with a completed DD-1147 to provide to your mortgage company.  Please contact the Local Housing Office at 206-217-6485.

Leased Housing Eligibility

To determine if you are eligible for CG leased housing, please see the Universal LHP Eligibility Matrix and the Minimum Bedroom Requirements.  Exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.  Please contact the Local Housing Office Seattle for more details.  The Local Housing Office will find a suitable place of residence, according to your specific needs.

Referral Specialist:

Can you help me find a place to live?
Absolutely!  If you are not eligible for CG leased housing or do not wish to live in CG leased housing,  contact our Referral Specialist (206) 217-6557.  Our Local Housing Office in Seattle has proven their expertise time and time again. 

BAH Rates

BAH is based on geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. The intent of BAH is to provide uniformed service members accurate and equitable housing compensation based on leased housing costs in local civilian housing markets.  To determine your BAH rate, click here.  You will need your unit zip code and pay grade.  The zip code for any unit on Pier 36 is 98134, and the zip code for any unit at the Jackson Federal Building is 98174.

Local Housing Office Seattle Location

We are located at 1519 Alaskan Way South, Building 1, 3rd floor.  For directions to the base, click here.

DOD Government Owned Housing

Coasties may enter into personal leases at DOD Government Housing. American Eagle Communities and the Department of the Navy have formed a partnership to provide exceptional homes in family-friendly neighborhoods for military personnel and their families assigned in the Pacific Northwest. The current housing areas at West Sound, East Sound, and North Sound locations will be transformed into planned residential communities that provide quality homes and responsive services, engendering a sense of community. If you would like more information, please call our Local Housing Office at 206-217-6557 or 206-217-6480, Monday – Friday from 0730 to 1600.

Local Housing Links

King County Property Managements

Landmark Management 206-935-2411
Cayce and Gain Inc 206-932-1090
Prestige Rental Management 206-932-8200
Kathy Blain 206-200-8888
Overlook at Magnolia 206-284-7040

Jefferson Square Apartments 206-935-2387

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Places to stay while looking
Spring Hill Suites Marriott 206-254-0500
Seattle Summerfield Suites by Wyndham 206-682-8282
Oakwood Worldwide 206-270-852

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