Presidio of Monterey, CA 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.

    • Once you have orders to move, contact The Housing Services Office (831) 242-7974. They can answer all of your housing questions and provide services such as referrals, resolving tenant-landlord disputes, and guidance for entering lease agreements.

    Presidio Of Monterey On Post Housing  

    • Single Soldiers should contact The Unaccompanied Housing Office at (831) 242-7973

    • Presidio of Monterey on-post housing is privatized and operated by The Parks at Monterey Bay. Contact the La Mesa Village leasing office at (831) 644-0400 to get started. They offer 2-5 bedroom homes based on pay grade and family size. Some of the home amenities include: Energy efficient appliances, central AC, garage or carport, walk-in closets and more. The community amenities include: two fitness centers, two indoor heated pools and dog parks. 

    Presidio of Monterey, CA Off Post Housing

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    Surrounding Areas
    Monterey is a medium sized city of 27,800, on the coast of central California. This area is very affluent and can be expensive; there are other areas nearby that are more modestly priced, such as Marina, Castroville, Seaside, and Salinas. A typical commute in the area is about 15 minutes. The major city of San Jose is about 1 hour 20 minutes north of the presidio and San Francisco is another hour north beyond that. The area is known for its seaside beauty, marine sciences laboratories, and scuba diving. The cities near Presidio of Monterrey are: Seaside, Monterey, Marina, Salinas, Pacific Grove, Carmel-By-the-Sea, Pebble Beach, Carmel Highlands, and Del Rey Oaks.

    About Presidio of Monteray
    The Presidio of Monterey is home to the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. The Presidio was a sub-installation of Fort Ord from 1946 until the fort's closure in 1994. The Presidio provides professional support for mission readiness and to promote well being through training, evaluation and sustainment of the Foreign Language Program. This installation is located near Monterey, California. For more information click here