International Housing

HOUSING OPTIONS AT NPS

ARRIVAL / TEMPORARY QUARTERS

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS): There are four types of lodging available for students in the NGIS, with an additional option for Colonels (06) and higher.  (NOTE:  Please do not notify the NGIS directly.  All reservations are made through the International Graduate Programs Office.)

*Notes: Suites will have a sofa sleeper; single rooms will not. Maximum number of people per suite is 4; standard room is 3. (Single rooms may have a roll-a-way if requested). All rooms have microwave, TV, VCR, refrigerator, hairdryer, coffeemaker, queen-size bed, ironing board, and alarm clock. (Executive rooms have a king-size bed instead of a queen-size.)

PERMANENT QUARTERS

PRIVATIZED MILITARY HOUSING

The privatized housing rates for married/accompanied and single international officers receiving an IMET/CTFP Living Allowance are broken down below.

FY20 BAH RATES for Privatized Government Housing

Rank

with Dependents

without Dependents

O-1

$2,571

$2,262

O-2

$3,018

$2,469

O-3

$3,621

$2,838

O-4

$4,008

$3,261

O-5

$4,281

$3,399

O-6

$4,317

$3,618

O-7

$4,359

$3,687

Privatized-housing rates for single/unaccompanied officers are:

Furniture for students residing in privatized military housing can be obtained through local furniture rental companies. FMS-funded students will incur an additional cost if they wish to rent furniture.  IMET and CTFP-funded students will be reimbursed at the follow rates:

  • Two Bedroom Home:                                  $310.00  per month
  • Three Bedroom Home:                               $375.00  per month
  • Four Bedroom Home:                                  $435.00  per month

2,795 per month (this rate is usually adjusted every January, based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rate of inflation).  

Students receiving IMET/CTFP Living Allowance pay the BAH accompanied or unaccompanied rate.

IMET LIVING ALLOWANCE RATES

  • Staying in Hotel (upon arrival; max of 30 days) – up to $134/day + $82/ day per diem
  • Staying in Privatized Housing (married & accompanied) - BAH RATE/month + $82/day
  • Staying in Privatized Housing (single, geographical bachelors) – Unaccompanied BAH rate (IMET) + $82/day per diem
  • Married, unaccompanied OR single; living in permanent Civilian Housing up to BAH rate/day + $82/day per diem)

CIVILIAN HOUSING OPTIONS

  • Average cost of a one or two bedroom apartment (unfurnished) is $1,500 - 2,100 per month plus utilities.  Basic Cable begins at $53 and up per month.  Basic telephone charges with no special services (i.e., call waiting, call forwarding, etc,), is approximately $26 per month.  There are several long distance companies to choose from.  Utilities vary by apartment and usage.
  • The NPS Housing Welcome Center has established an excellent web site for reviewing rental options in Monterey. Check out the following site:  www.ahrn.com (note - you will need to register in order to gain access to the lists)

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Furniture Rental: CORT.  Contracts for furniture are available for international families.  IMS will be charged a monthly rate.  IMET/CTFP students with living allowance will be reimbursed the monthly amount.  Once onboard NPS, the IGPO will provide contact information.
  • Furniture Locker:  The International Committee maintains a Furniture Locker, which contains used furniture that may be “rented” for a nominal fee by international students during their stay at NPS.  
  • Other options for used furniture include:
    • Goodwill Industries, 729 Broadway St, Seaside 394-1212
    • St Vincent De Paul, 1269 Fremont Blvd, Seaside 899-2211
    • Goodwill Industries, 571 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey 649-6056