Fort Detrick, MD


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Fort Detrick, MD Fort Detrick, MD Housing
            HOUSING          RELOCATION

Fort Detrick is in the Frederick area, one of the largest cities of Maryland. You have the option to use your BAH in two ways; by renting on post or renting/purchasing a home of your own off post.

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Off Post Housing

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,

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On Post Housing

Fort Detrick on post housing is privatized and under control of Balfour Beatty Communities.and applicants may be placed on a waiting list until appropriate space becomes available. There are over 350 units available for the base population of 1,200 servicemembers and their 1,700 family members; 21 units are available for officers O4 and above. Some units require forfeit of BAH, others are at off post market rate. Stoves, refrigerators, dishwashers and washer/dryer hook-ups are in all homes, and homes are cable television, telephone and internet ready. There is storage. Some units have garages and all have other parking. Two uncaged pets are allowed per home and no exotic pets permitted - only dogs, cats, birds, or fish are permitted provided they do not become a nuisance. The following dog breeds are restricted: Akita, Chow, Doberman, Pit Bull, Rottweiler, American Staffordshire Terrier, English Staffordshire Bull Terrier, wolf hybrids and/or other breeds with dominant traits geared toward aggression. All pets must have current vaccinations, registered on the installation, and have a current photo on file. Call the Fort Detrick housing office to learn more about types of homes and availability at 240-379-6518. has more information on the area around Frederick, on base and off base resources, local housing rental rates, climate, attractions, and more. For local information pages, review the links on left of this page. On the right side of the page you will find links to local services and businesses.

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