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    NS Great Lakes, IL Housing and Relocation Information

    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)

    The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. The first is living on base. GreatLakesHousing.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 base. GreatLakesHousing.com provides you with a military-friendly process and pricing for those looking to maximize the use of their BAH.

    On Base Housing ( Rent On Base )

    You can contact the housing office at 847-688-3440, extension 134. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on base housing that could include wait times.

    Off Base Single Family Homes

    For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available listings in the area. Click here for Single Family Rentals. Click here for Apartments for Rent.

    Surrounding Cities of Great Lakes

    The cities around this installation are Great Lakes, North Chicago, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Waukegan, and Green Oaks. There are plentiful housing opportunities off base for those looking to get into a new home.

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    Naval Station Great Lakes is the United States Navy's only boot camp and is home to the tenant commands that include the Recruit Training Command, the Training Support Center and the Navy Recruiting District Chicago. This station is the largest military installation in Illinois and the largest training station in the Navy. Naval Station Great Lakes is located in the city of North Chicago, Illinois.

    Housing is handled through the Great Lakes Navy Housing Office, and applicants will most likely be put on a wait list that often varies in length. For more information, call the office at 847-688-3440 ext 134.