Fort Drum, NY Housing and Relocation Information
The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
The first option is living on post. Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off post. We provide military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH.
On Post Housing
The Single Soldier Housing Office (315) 772-6668 or barracks housing is for grade E5 or below and dual military soldier with a spouse assigned to a different duty station. Each room is furnished with a twin size bed, desk, chair, dresser as well as a microwave and refigerator.
The Housing Management Office(315) 772-9397. Contact the HMO Office as soon as you know you are moving. You will be provided with the latest information on local housing as well as referral services and relocation assistance. The HMO offers counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement, housing referrals as well as resolving tenant-landlord dispute.
- Fort Drum on post housing is privatized and operated by Fort Drum Mountain (315) 836-4168. Fort Drum Mountain offers 2-4 bedroom apartments with washer/dryer hookups, AC, gas fireplace, garages with auto openers. Their community amenities includes: playgrounds, skate parks, splash parks, basketball courts and much more. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on post that may include wait times.
Off Post Housing
For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for rentals in the Fort Drum area.
Click here for Single Family Rentals.
Click here for Apartments for Rent.
Buy A House
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Watertown is a city of 27,000. Communities under 4,000 residents near the fort include Carthage, Calcium, and Philadelphia, New York. The average commute here is about 15 minutes. Fort Drum is the largest employer in the area, but thanks to the Thousand Islands, Watertown is a popular tourist destination and there is plenty of employment in town.
Fort Drum is located in northern New York state, just over an hour across Lake St. Lawrence from Ontario, Canada. More information is provided on FortDrumHousing.com by using the left-hand side toolbar on this page. Cities near Fort Drum are: Philadelphia, Calcium, Carthage, Watertown, Adams Center, Sackets Harbor, Clayton, Alexandria Bay, Gouverneur, Antwerp, Natural Bridge, Copenhagen, Croghan, Harrisville, Theresa, Redwood, La Fargeville, and Dexter.
About Fort Drum
Fort Drum is home to the 10th Mountain Division and is located in Jefferson County, New York. The primary mission of the 10th Mountain division is the command of the active units assigned to the base, providing support to all the tenant units as well as supporting over 80,000 troops that are deployed annually. For more information click here.