Barksdale AFB, LA Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    The military provides two options for the use of your Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
    The first option is living on post. Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off post. We provide you with military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH.

    • The Housing Management Office (318) 456-4791 can answer all of your on- or off-base housing questions. They also provide services such as: counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement, housing referrals as well as resolving tenant-landlord disputes.

    Barksdale AFB On Base Housing

    • The Unaccompanied Housing Office (318) 456-2779 is reserved for airmen in the ranks of E1-E3 and E4 with less than 3 years of service. You are provided with private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living.

    •  Barksdale AFB on post housing is privatized and managed by Barksdale Hunt Military Communities  (888) 697-0422. Units include both single family and duplexes which offer lawn care, central air and heat, a pool and playgrounds in the 4 distinct neighborhoods of Heritage Heights, Liberty Heights, Main Base, and Officer housing. If the appropriate size or requested amenities are not available, applicants can be placed on a waiting list. 


    Barksdale AFB, LA Off Base Housing

    2612 Oakside drive 2 Bed / 1 Bath / 1,223 Sq.Ft. / $1,100 | Home for Rent 3.3 miles from Industrial (East) Gate

    138 Cypress Lake Circle 4 Bed / 3 Bath / 2,600 Sq.Ft. / $1,400 | Home for Rent 10.4 miles from Industrial (East) Gate

    2506 Benton Road Bossier City Louisiana 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 2,100 Sq.Ft. / $1,450 | Home for Rent 3.5 miles from Bossier (North) Gate

    2924 Paradise Drive 4 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,954 Sq.Ft. / $282,500 | Home for Sale 1.9 miles from Bodcau (South) Gate

    4200 Wayne St. Bossier City,  LA 71112 3 Bed / 1 Bath / 1,100 Sq.Ft. / $1,300 | Home for Rent 0.9 mile from Bodcau (South) Gate

    5763 Bayou Dr 4 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,840 Sq.Ft. / $220,000 | Home for Sale 3.6 miles from Bodcau (South) Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    Barksdale AFB is in the Bossier City, LA and Shreveport,LA metro area, which has a combined population of about 450,000 people.  The Shreveport-Bossier City area is the main metro area in the Ark-La-Tex region, and center of local shopping and nightlife. Shreveport is the city on the other side of the Red River and the other side of Bossier City. Cities near Barksdale AFB are: Shreveport, Bossier City, Princeton, Filmore, Red Chute, Adner, Haughton, Oakland, and Sligo.

    About Barksdale AFB
    Barksdale AFB was established in the 1930s and has now grown into a major employment and revenue source for the area. Barksdale serves Arkansas, Louisianan and Texas and provides and serves a big role in deterrent force for the nation. Barksdale is home to the Air Force Global Strike Command, AFGSC is responsible for the nation's three intercontinental Ballistic Missile Wings, Two B-52 Stratofortess Wings and the only B-2 Spirit Wing.