Army Housing Services Office Provides a comprehensive menu of services for Service Members, DoD Civilians and their Families

  • Provide off-post housing counseling and referral assistance
  • Coordinate with local licensed real estate specialists, apartment managers and landlords to jointly inspect housing for adequacy
  • Assist when complaints cannot be resolved between landlord and tenant
  • Educate customers about property rental application fees and utility waivers
  • Review lease agreements and help tenants understand their rights and responsibilities
  • Assist in resolving problems with utility connections, fees, deposits, billings
  • Investigate housing discrimination complaints
  • Review available community programs and resources
  • Provide area maps, computer access and telephones to assist with housing search
  • Provide relocation assistance for the next duty station

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Army Housing Services Office (HSO)
Location: Copeland Center, Building 18010, RM# B209
Hours: 0800 - 1530
Phone: 254-287-4212
Email: usarmy.hood.imcom-central.mbx.dpw-hso@mail.mil

Download HSO Welcome Packet Below

Rental Partnership Program (RPP)

Please download the welcome packet to get the most updated information on the Rental Partnership Program

  • Fort Hood Currently has 3 Apartment complexs participating in the program
  • The program is contractual agreement between the garrison commander and landlord
  • May include discounted first month rent, wavied security deposit, application fees, credit check fees, pet fees, and admin fees when paid via payroll deduction
  • Sericemembers can save out-of-pocket cost
  • Clear understanding of the rights and responsibilities of landlord, tenant’
  • HSO inspects for environmental, health, safety considerations prior to listing

FORT HOOD MILITARY VALUE PROGRAM (MVP) 

Fort Hood Housing Services Office initiated the Military Value Program, or MVP, to assist Soldiers and their families with affordable temporary living arrangements upon arrival in Central Texas. The program utilizes area hotels, Airbnb options and fully-furnished “corporate” apartments, all of which charge rates at or near the basic allowance for housing rate in the area, keeping out-of-pocket expenses down for incoming service members and their families.

Please download the welcome packet to get the most updated information on the MVP Program

Withdrawal form:  this is for out-processing soldiers. This form must be filled out by the soldier and school to out process.
The transition referral form this can be given to new families or outgoing families. This helps us connect them to the community and resources at the gaining installation. 
The Sponsee information sheet. This is for the student, we will use this information to connect them to a fellow student with common likes.

https://hood.armymwr.com/programs/school-liaison-officer

HSO Manages Reports of Discrimination

  • Investigations IAW Army policy
  • Follow AR 190-24 to impose restrictive sanctions.
  • Manage reports of discrimination, property health or sanitation risks, or unfair business practices
  • Provide Service Members list of sanctioned properties, property management companies, or landlords listing
  • Advise Service Members of the consequences of violating the sanction, including the commander’s discretion to prosecute under the Uniform Code of Military Justice
Service Members Civil Relief Act (SCRA)50 USC App.§3901The SCRA provides protections for Service Members in the event that legal or financial transactions adversely affect their rights during military or uniformed service. These include:
  • the ability to stay civil court proceedings for 90 days;
  • protections in connection with default judgments;
  • protections in connection with residential (apartment) lease terminations; and
  • protections in connection with evictions and mortgage foreclosures.

Service members and their family members should contact their local legal assistance office if they have questions regarding the SCRA