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    Presidio of Monterey, CA Housing and Relocation Information

    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)

    The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. The first is living on post. provides you with the necessary information to complete that request.

    Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off-post. provides you with a military-friendly process and pricing for those looking to maximize the use of their BAH.

    On Post Housing ( Rent On Post )

    You can contact the housing office at (831) 242-7979. Renting on post housing can include wait times and accommodations may not be available.

    Off Post Single Family Homes

    For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available listings in the area. Click here for Single Family Rentals. Click here for Apartments for Rent.

    Surrounding Cities of Monterey

    The cities around this installation are Seaside, Monterey, Marina, Salinas, Pacific Grove, Carmel-By-the-Sea, Pebble Beach, Carmel Highlands, and Del Rey Oaks.

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    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.

    Those interested in on post housing should contact the Main Housing Office at (831) 242-7979.

    For information on typical rental rates, local attractions, history of the base, rental opportunities, and lots more, check out the Information links on the left of this page. For needed services, check out the service providers on the right side.