2022 Pennsylvania BAH (Basic Allowance Housing) Rates

Updated: February 10, 2022

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    Local BAH rate charts for Military Housing Areas in the state of Pennsylvania. BAH is assigned by location and pay grade (rank) and can be used to rent or purchase a home.

    See the latest update on the 2022 Basic Allowance for Housing rates.

    MHA: PA247 - Military Housing Area Name: CARLISLE BARRACKS, PA

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$1,548$1,161
    E02$1,548$1,161
    E03$1,548$1,161
    E04$1,548$1,161
    E05$1,671$1,326
    E06$2,013$1,509
    E07$2,055$1,551
    E08$2,100$1,746
    E09$2,214$1,842
    W01$2,031$1,524
    W02$2,073$1,743
    W03$2,127$1,854
    W04$2,247$2,019
    W05$2,388$2,061
    O01E$2,064$1,671
    O02E$2,118$1,821
    O03E$2,265$2,010
    O01$1,716$1,422
    O02$2,010$1,632
    O03$2,124$1,887
    O04$2,433$2,049
    O05$2,658$2,073
    O06$2,676$2,112
    O07$2,697$2,136

    MHA: PA248 - Military Housing Area Name: PHILADELPHIA, PA/CAMDEN, NJ

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$2,022$1,518
    E02$2,022$1,518
    E03$2,022$1,518
    E04$2,022$1,518
    E05$2,184$1,704
    E06$2,274$1,875
    E07$2,289$2,028
    E08$2,310$2,208
    E09$2,415$2,223
    W01$2,286$1,977
    W02$2,298$2,205
    W03$2,328$2,226
    W04$2,451$2,268
    W05$2,595$2,292
    O01E$2,292$2,184
    O02E$2,319$2,220
    O03E$2,466$2,262
    O01$2,199$1,857
    O02$2,271$2,133
    O03$2,325$2,235
    O04$2,646$2,280
    O05$2,877$2,295
    O06$2,898$2,310
    O07$2,919$2,337

    MHA: PA249 - Military Housing Area Name: NAS WILLOW GROVE, PA

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$2,175$1,632
    E02$2,175$1,632
    E03$2,175$1,632
    E04$2,175$1,632
    E05$2,394$1,815
    E06$2,709$2,031
    E07$2,727$2,184
    E08$2,745$2,460
    E09$2,835$2,550
    W01$2,724$2,106
    W02$2,733$2,457
    W03$2,760$2,559
    W04$2,865$2,709
    W05$2,988$2,727
    O01E$2,730$2,394
    O02E$2,754$2,529
    O03E$2,877$2,703
    O01$2,436$1,953
    O02$2,706$2,322
    O03$2,757$2,592
    O04$3,027$2,718
    O05$3,225$2,730
    O06$3,249$2,742
    O07$3,273$2,781

    MHA: PA250 - Military Housing Area Name: PITTSBURGH, PA

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$1,716$1,299
    E02$1,716$1,299
    E03$1,716$1,299
    E04$1,716$1,299
    E05$1,842$1,485
    E06$2,124$1,596
    E07$2,142$1,716
    E08$2,157$1,902
    E09$2,271$1,983
    W01$2,139$1,680
    W02$2,148$1,899
    W03$2,172$1,992
    W04$2,310$2,124
    W05$2,472$2,142
    O01E$2,145$1,842
    O02E$2,166$1,965
    O03E$2,331$2,118
    O01$1,881$1,584
    O02$2,121$1,803
    O03$2,169$2,019
    O04$2,529$2,133
    O05$2,790$2,145
    O06$2,811$2,154
    O07$2,832$2,178

    MHA: PA252 - Military Housing Area Name: STATE COLLEGE, PA

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$1,266$1,023
    E02$1,266$1,023
    E03$1,266$1,023
    E04$1,266$1,023
    E05$1,410$1,080
    E06$1,644$1,230
    E07$1,773$1,329
    E08$1,917$1,464
    E09$2,070$1,554
    W01$1,659$1,245
    W02$1,833$1,461
    W03$2,007$1,557
    W04$2,094$1,671
    W05$2,196$1,803
    O01E$1,803$1,410
    O02E$1,980$1,512
    O03E$2,106$1,638
    O01$1,443$1,116
    O02$1,641$1,365
    O03$1,998$1,560
    O04$2,229$1,779
    O05$2,391$1,860
    O06$2,406$1,992
    O07$2,424$2,013

    MHA: PA253 - Military Housing Area Name: ERIE, PA

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$1,374$1,113
    E02$1,374$1,113
    E03$1,374$1,113
    E04$1,374$1,113
    E05$1,377$1,278
    E06$1,587$1,371
    E07$1,602$1,389
    E08$1,611$1,422
    E09$1,641$1,476
    W01$1,599$1,386
    W02$1,608$1,419
    W03$1,620$1,482
    W04$1,656$1,581
    W05$1,716$1,590
    O01E$1,605$1,395
    O02E$1,614$1,464
    O03E$1,662$1,578
    O01$1,404$1,368
    O02$1,584$1,392
    O03$1,617$1,506
    O04$1,734$1,584
    O05$1,827$1,593
    O06$1,839$1,596
    O07$1,848$1,602

    MHA: PA254 - Military Housing Area Name: WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$1,482$1,275
    E02$1,482$1,275
    E03$1,482$1,275
    E04$1,482$1,275
    E05$1,563$1,350
    E06$1,878$1,407
    E07$1,896$1,482
    E08$1,905$1,632
    E09$1,926$1,719
    W01$1,893$1,467
    W02$1,902$1,629
    W03$1,914$1,728
    W04$1,938$1,875
    W05$1,995$1,881
    O01E$1,899$1,563
    O02E$1,908$1,701
    O03E$1,941$1,872
    O01$1,605$1,398
    O02$1,875$1,539
    O03$1,911$1,761
    O04$2,007$1,878
    O05$2,094$1,884
    O06$2,109$1,887
    O07$2,121$1,893

    MHA: PA255 - Military Housing Area Name: ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$1,854$1,467
    E02$1,854$1,467
    E03$1,854$1,467
    E04$1,854$1,467
    E05$1,956$1,647
    E06$2,244$1,755
    E07$2,262$1,854
    E08$2,271$2,019
    E09$2,394$2,097
    W01$2,259$1,827
    W02$2,268$2,016
    W03$2,280$2,106
    W04$2,442$2,241
    W05$2,643$2,253
    O01E$2,265$1,956
    O02E$2,274$2,082
    O03E$2,469$2,238
    O01$1,995$1,746
    O02$2,241$1,923
    O03$2,277$2,136
    O04$2,715$2,244
    O05$3,042$2,283
    O06$3,063$2,298
    O07$3,087$2,316

    MHA: PA383 - Military Housing Area Name: JOHNSTOWN, PA

    GradeWith DependentsWithout Dependents
    E01$894$807
    E02$894$807
    E03$894$807
    E04$894$807
    E05$897$855
    E06$921$897
    E07$984$912
    E08 $1,059 $924
    E09 $1,167 $930
    W01$933$909
    W02 $1,017 $921
    W03 $1,107 $933
    W04 $1,191 $942
    W05 $1,296 $1,005
    O01E$999$918
    O02E $1,092 $927
    O03E $1,206 $939
    O01$903$894
    O02$918$915
    O03 $1,104 $936
    O04 $1,329 $996
    O05 $1,491 $1,119
    O06 $1,500 $1,125
    O07 $1,515 $1,137

    About half the U.S. Counties (about 1,500) have little to no military population. While half the zip codes is significant, less than two percent of service members that are eligible for Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) are within these counties. In order to account for these service members there are approximately 30 separate County Cost Groups (CCGs) assigned, each with similar housing costs. Use the BAH Calculator to enter your zip code to determine your Military Housing Area (MHA) aka County Cost Group. They range from ZZ510 to ZZ890 in increments of 10.

    Military bases in Pennsylvania:

    Basic Allowance for Housing rates listed are for all branches of the military; Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, Space Force and Reserves forces, where applicable. BAH rates in high-cost areas will be much greater than those in low-cost areas.

    Veterans, dependents, National Guard and reserves can use the MHA Calculator to see estimated monthly payments. Active Duty service members should use the BAH Calculator or tables to see estimated payments. Both BAH and MHA benefits are based off the same payment tables but benefit amounts do vary based on different calculations.


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