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We look forward to welcoming you to your new home at JBWS Charleston Homes. We work closely with our Military Housing Partner to make your application process as seamless as possible.

If you are a Non-Active Duty applicant, please contact the JBWS Charleston Homes Management Office directly for assistance.


JBWS Charleston Homes Management Office

Navy Family Housing Office

Building 742 Fletcher Street
Goose Creek, South Carolina 29445
843-797-5631 tel
843-797-5641 fax
Housing Service Center
Joint Base Charleston - Weapons
2316 Red Bank Road
STE 100 Building 742
Goose Creek, SC 29445-8601
800-362-2399
DSN 312-794-7218/7219
628ces.ceac.wshousing@us.af.mil


Here's what you will need to know to begin the application process:

Required Documents | Application Process | Determine Your Eligibility Date



Required Documentation

All required documentation can be found on the CNIC page.


Application Process

  1. Complete the required documentation and submit to the Navy Family Housing Office. Please note that applications must be submitted within 30 days of arrival.
  2. Once an application is reviewed, you will be referred to the JBWS Charleston Homes Management Office for the actual assignment.
  3. A leasing representative will review your housing eligibility based on your rank and family size, and then schedule a walk-through tour. You can also go to the Neighborhoods page to explore the area and learn about our home styles.

Determining Your Eligibility Date

  • If a Service Member does not apply within the 30 day window, the eligibility date will be the date of application.
  • If a Service Member is PCSing to JBWS Charleston Homes and is within the 30 day window, the eligibility date is the day they left their previous duty station, verified by clearing papers, is the eligibility date.
  • If a Service Member is coming from an unaccompanied tour, i.e. Korea, their eligibility date is determined from, and back-dated to, the date they departed their previous duty station for the unaccompanied tour, with a maximum of a 14 month credit.
  • If this is the first duty station for a married Service Member, the eligibility date is the date of entry into the military. If the Service Member was married after the date of entry the eligibility date is the date of marriage.