Continued Housing Benefits (for Survivors)

Army National Guard: Full Time National Guard Duty (FTNGD)

Benefit Fact Sheet

Summary

The Department of Defense makes special housing benefit provisions for Spouses and Children of Service members who die while serving on active duty. Eligible Family members residing on base may continue to reside in base quarters for up to 365 days after the Service member's death. Eligible Family members not living in government housing receive a housing allowance for up to 365 days after the Service member's death.

 

Eligibility

Authorized dependents of Army National Guard Service members who die on state active duty are not eligible to receive continued housing benefits. Service members on state active duty are entitled to receive BAH, however continued housing allowance is only available for Families of Service members who die while serving on federal active duty.

Additional Information

For more information, please visit the Basic Allowance for Housing webpage maintained by the Department of Defense:
 https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bah.cfm

Basic Allowance Housing Rates:
https://militarypay.defense.gov/PAY/ALLOWANCES/bah.aspx

Army Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Division Home Page:
https://www.hrc.army.mil/content/Casualty%20and%20Mortuary%20Affairs%20Operations%20Division%20(CMAOD)

Document Review Date: 21 May 2019