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FY 2006 Military Pay and Benefits

Guard and Reserve Housing Allowance

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Updated January 22, 2006

Members of the National Guard and United States Military Reserves do not receive a housing allowance when performing weekend drill duty.

Guard and Reserve members on active duty for less than 30 days receive a different type of housing allowance than active duty members. This type of housing allowance is known as Basic Allowance for Housing, Type II, and pays less, on average, than Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) Type I, which is based upon a member's rank, dependency status, and location of assignment.

Below are the BAH Type II rates for Fiscal Year 2006:

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