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  • History in Two: Early Beginnings to Privatized Housing

    Prior to the Military Housing Privatization Initiative that took place in Fiscal Year 1996, several privatization efforts were undertaken by the DoD – Wherry and Capehart acts in the late 1940s through to the 1950s – to provide family housing for our military members. Following World War II, military service members faced severe family housing
  • As COVID-19 Crisis Continues, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Protects Military

    While active-duty military members support the global effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act ensures that COVID-19 doesn't jeopardize their economic livelihood.
  • Air Force Works with Project Owners to Protect Health of Airmen and Families Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    With the evolving COVID-19 situation, privatized housing project owners have assured the Air Force that emergency and urgent workorders should and will continue to be addressed while routine maintenance has been temporarily suspended for many privatized projects. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is coordinating with each project owner for their specific plan on minimizing social interaction and increasing social distancing at their projects while maintenance is being performed in Airmen’s homes and during leasing operations.
  • Air Force committed to supporting benefits of Tenant Bill of Rights

    Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and the service secretaries signed the Tenant Bill of Rights Feb. 25, empowering residents with processes to receive information, assistance, advocacy and insight into the housing maintenance work order processes.
  • Air Force leadership conducts privatized housing tour at Barksdale

    The Honorable John W. Henderson, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, and Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Materiel Command commander, visited Barksdale Jan. 6, 2020 to conduct a privatized housing tour. The tour familiarized the leaders with the current condition of privatized base housing here, aligning with current Air Force efforts to improve the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Program for the service.
  • Air Force Housing Helpline Connects Residents to the Support They Seek

    Since its launch in May 2019, Air Force Housing Helpline has been helping residents resolve concerns with Air Force privatized and government housing. AFCEC's Installations Directorate, which manages and executes the Air Force’s housing program, established 1-800-482-6431 as 24-hour helpline to address concerns raised regarding the military privatized housing program.
  • Air Force and Congressional leaders visit Tinker to address housing

    Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe, chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Service Committee, and Matthew Donovan, acting secretary of the Air Force, are visiting Tinker Air Force Base this week to learn more about a recent discovery of possible disturbed asbestos in older privatized housing.Tinker leadership informed affected base residents about the possible
  • Air Force Establishes Hotline to Address Housing Concerns

    Residents of privatized housing on Air Force bases now have a 24/7 toll free helpline to better assist with any housing concerns that they have not been able to resolve with their local privatized or government housing office, or housing chain of command.
  • Living on-base or off, Air Force highly recommends renters insurance

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Airmen and their families leasing or renting housing on or off the installation need to be aware of the importance of renters insurance.Unforeseen fires, floods, theft or accidents can occur in anyone’s residence and Airmen need to understand the importance of protecting their families from
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