NS Newport, RI Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) is provided by the military to help active service members with housing costs, and can be used for either on- or off-post housing.

    • The Housing Services Office (HSO) (401) 841-2232 will be your first point of contact when you receive moving orders, and provides services that will help you with referrals, relocation assistance, guidance for entering a lease agreement and tenant-landlord disputes.

    NS Newport On Base Housing

    • Single service members can contact Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH) ( 401) 841-7900 for assitance.

    • On-base housing for NS Newport is privatized. To check available housing for your rank and family size, contact Balfour Beatty Communities (401) 846-8877. They have 2-5 bedroom single family and townhome styles residences with varying amenities, such as: washer/dryer hookups, garage, dishwasher and patio. Community features are: picnic areas, fitness centers, playgrounds and more.

    NS Newport, RI Off Base Housing

    119 Sloop Street 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,600 Sq.Ft. / $2,800 | Home for Rent 3.7 miles from Gate 1 (Coaster Harbor Island)

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    Surrounding Areas
    Naval Station Newport is located just north of the small, coastal city of Newport on Aquidneck Island in Narragansett Bay. Rhode Island is sandwiched in between Connecticut and Massachusetts and Newport is a part of the greater Providence-New Bedford-Fall River (MA) metro area. Newport is a historic port city and is well known for the Newport Mansions and one of the highest number of colonial era homes left in the country. Cities and towns nearby with off post housing opportunities include Jamestown, Middletown, Melville, Portsmouth, and Tiverton. The capital and largest city in the state, Providence, is about a 40 minute drive north of Newport. Fall River is a large city just over the border in Massachusetts, about a 35 minute commute. Eastern Connecticut is just about an hour drive to the west.

    About the Installation
    Naval Station Newport is home to the Naval War College, Naval Justice School, Senior Enlisted School, and the Academy Preparatory School. Inactive ships are now homeported at Naval Station Newport and also provides the facilities and infrastructure to support the visiting fleet units and its tenant commands. This installation is located between the towns of Newport and Middletown, Rhode Island.