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About the housing office

The Kaiserslautern Military Community Housing Management Office is primed to support all military members and DOD civilian employees in securing a home on base (military only) or on the local economy. Upon arriving to the KMC area, you must view the mandatory housing briefing for your status. The brief covers eligibility for Temporary Lodging Allowance (TLA), counseling and guidance prior to signing a written lease or rental/sales contract for housing.  It is advised to wait until you arrive to secure housing in order to tour available units. Home rental rates in the KMC can range from 4.00 to 7.50 Euro per square meter. 

Initial Housing Briefing

All DOD eligible civilians and military members are required to complete the housing briefing within your first 48 hours of arriving on station. Military housing briefing please click here. DOD eligible civilians please click here. Reference the briefing documents below and follow along with the video relative to your status. Additionally, during correspondence with the KMC Housing Office you'll be required to provide documents which are also listed below. Once complete, email all documents to Please allow for 3-5 duty days between correspondences. 

Military forms Civilian forms
Briefing documents Briefing documents
TLA receipts Orders
Orders We Care brochure 
We Care brochure   
OHA chart  


Additional Housing Information

For additional Housing Office information, including Temporary Lodging Allowance procedures, Unaccompanied Housing and any other housing information, click here. Or follow the housing office on Facebook

Housing Office Information

Housing Office

Vogelweh, Building 1001

DSN: 489-6671
Comm: +49-631-536-6671

Furnishings Management Section
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Walk-ins welcome during that time.
Closed Sat, Sun, U.S. and German Holidays
Closed every 2nd Wednesday afternoon of each month for training. 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Einsiedlerhof AS, Building 720
DSN: 489-6017/6153  
Commercial: 0631-536-6017/6153

Dorm Reception Center
Ramstein AB, Building 2108
Kapaun AS, Building 2771
DSN: 480-3676 or 489-4600

After Hours Cell: +49-173-586-3614

Monday and Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
Tuesday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed all American Holidays

Army Unaccompanied Housing
Kleber Kaserne Bldg 3213
Contact Information
DSN 541-5793/5360/5260
Commercial +49-(0)611-143-541-5793/5360/5260

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Closed from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Closed All German and American Holidays

KMC Housing Welcome Information
We Care Brochure
OHA/COLA Calculator
KMC Pet Policy
Pet Registration Form
Family Child Care License Pamphlet
Average Wait Time for Government Housing