Known as America’s Airfield, Joint Base Andrews is the home base of the two Boeing aircraft known as Air Force One. Located just 10 miles southeast of Capitol Hill, JBA (as it’s known) serves as the secure aerial gateway for senior leadership – both domestic and international – into and out of Washington, D.C.

Joint Base Andrews is also home to various commands from the Army, Navy, Marines, National Guard, and the Department of Defense. More than 17,000 Air Force and Navy workers, federal employees and contractors from all over the greater Washington D.C. metro region commute to the base for work every day.

Joint Base Andrews Housing

Spanning over 4,000 acres in central Prince George’s County, Maryland, Joint Base Andrews offers a variety of housing options for military families and has a residential on-base population of approximately 2,600. Military families can also choose to live on-base at Bolling Air Force Base in D.C. or Ft. Belvoir in Virginia.

For those military families looking to live off-base, there are even more options available. Military serving at Joint Base Andrews receive generous Basic Allowance for Housing rates – as much as $2,910 for enlisted soldiers with dependents and up to $3,201 for officers. Many military families take advantage of this allowance to rent homes or apartments near Joint Base Andrews.

Where to Live Near Joint Base Andrews

With its proximity to both Joint Base Andrews and Washington, D.C., Prince George’s County is among the top choices for those moving to the region. Prince George’s County offers a balance of peaceful family neighborhoods and bustling commercial urban areas. Getting around the area is easy, with a network of bus routes and Metrorail stations on the Orange, Blue and Green lines, all of which service Joint Base Andrews.

For those who want to drive to work, the region’s major interstates – I-495 and I-95, make the commute a breeze, which might be why over half of Prince George’s County residents opt to drive their own vehicles to work.

Best Neighborhoods and Apartments Near Joint Base Andrews

  • Oxon Hill: Located right along the Potomac River and to the west of Joint Base Andrews, Oxon Hill is home to the National Harbor and the MGM Grand Casino, making it an exciting place to work and play. Oxon Hill Village apartments is conveniently situated near the Capital Beltway and close to the Metro Green line. The apartment community offers incredible amenities including an indoor basketball court and a recreation center. The Almost Home After School program is perfect for busy military families looking for another Joint Base Andrews housing


  • Hillcrest Heights: Adventure enthusiasts looking for a variety of outdoor activities need look no further than Hillcrest Heights. The Fort Circle Park Hiker-Biker Trail is a heavily forested greenbelt that offers miles of mountain bike trails passing dozens of Civil War-era forts. Bring your pets and settle in at the Marlborough House Apartments, which offer furnished apartments near Joint Base Andrews. Close to the interstate and metro options, this controlled access community is the definition of convenience – package acceptance and an on-site convenience store are just a few of the perks this apartment community offers.


  • Temple Hills: Bordering the Hillcrest Heights neighborhood, Temple Hills offers families and young professionals Joint Base Andrews housing options in an urban suburban mix far from the city noise. The Iverson Mall and Marlow Heights Shopping Center provide plenty of shopping and dining options. Henson Creek Park offers family friendly facilities like picnic areas, soccer fields, and baseball fields. Take a video tour of Carriage Hill apartments which has spacious 1, 2, and 3-bedroom floor plans featuring hardwood floors, gas appliances, breakfast bars and balconies.

Best of all, each of these apartment communities participate in the Military Rental Partnership Program, which means active duty military have no application fees, no deposits and are automatically pre-approved.

Let Southern Management Help With Your Joint Base Andrews Housing

If you’re looking for apartments near Joint Base Andrews, look no further than Southern Management. We are proud to help our area’s military families and active duty members find their next home in Maryland, Northern Virginia or Washington, D.C.

Our Military Rental Partnership Program includes waived application fees, a zero deposit, no credit checks, and no income requirements. Residents also receive 24-hour emergency maintenance, a 30-day satisfaction guarantee, and the flexibility to move without penalty if you receive orders for a permanent or temporary station change in the middle of your lease.

Start by browsing Southern Management’s apartment communities online and reach out to our team to ask any questions about living in Prince George’s County, pricing, our Military Rental Partnership Program, and more.

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