Fort Detrick, MD Housing and Relocation Information
The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. The first is living on post. FortDetrickHousing.com 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. FortDetrickHousing.com 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 240-379-6518. Renting on post housing can include wait times and accommodations may not be available.
For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available listings in the Fort Detrick area. Click here for Single Family Rentals . Click here for Apartments for Rent.
Cities around Fort Detrick (Purchase a Home) There is plenty of off post housing for those who want to get into a new home. The cities around this installation are Walkersville, Middletown, Brunswick, Boonsboro, Thurmont, Hagerstown, Damascus, Ijamsville, Clover Hill, Green Valley, and Braddock Heights
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Fort Detrick is located in Frederick, Maryland. It is home to the U.S. Medical Research and Materiel Command and the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. Fort Detrick supports the research and development of medical materials and foreign plant pathogens. It annually hosts the Cancer Institute-Frederick and the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research. \Employees from all the Armed Forces live and work on base. There are 354 military housing units provided at Fort Detrick and a waiting list may be in effect. There is no temporary lodging located on post.
Contact the housing office at 240-379-6518 for additional on post information.
The average price of a home in Frederick is about $256,000, which is low compared to housing in the rest of Maryland at $305,000. Apartments in the area average $1,150 per month. Frederick has a population of over 65,000 and is a city located in a rural area of western Maryland. It is an hour northwest of both Baltimore and Washington D.C. Off post housing in the area can be easily found; families either live in Frederick itself or one of the surrounding areas of Clover Hill, Braddock Heights, Walkersville, Linganore-Bartonsville, and Ballenger Creek. Frederick has been called one of the "greatest neighborhoods" in the country. Although most of the housing is newer, much of downtown is still 19th and early 20th century brick buildings and churches. More information on the area can be found by using the tabs on the left-hand side of this site, FortDetrickHousing.com.