Fort Lee, VA 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 you military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH.
On Post Housing (Rent On Post)
- Fort Lee on post homes are privatized and operated by Hunt. Fort Lee Military Homes (888) 547-2041 offers seven communities of 3-5 bedroom single family homes based on rank and family size. The homes feature washer & dryer hookups, central AC and include all utilities. The community amenities includes: playgrounds, pools, fitness center, splash parks and more.
For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available rentals in the Fort Lee area. Click here for Single Family Rentals.
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Petersburg is a city of 32,400 located directly west of post. Chester, Colonial Heights, and Hopewell are also nearby and each have between 17,000-20,000 residents. These areas are slightly removed suburbs of Richmond which is about 30 minutes north of Fort Lee. An average commute from Petersburg to the fort should be under 15 minutes, with good traffic. The Appomattox River runs through Petersburg and Colonial Heights out to the James River, on which the city of Hopewell is situated. Richmond is the 5th largest city in Virginia and has a wide variety of things to do and see. The cities near Fort Lee are: Hopewell, Prince George, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Chester, Chesterfield, Charles City, Petersburg, and Richmond.
About Fort Lee
Fort Lee is the third largest training installation in the United States Army. It is home to many important training organizations such as the Combined Arms Support Command, the U.S. Army Logistics University, Ordnance School, and the Quartermaster School. Nearly 70,000 soldiers are trained here each year. The fort is located near Petersburg, Virginia. For more information click here.