Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA 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 to live on base. Your second option is to use your BAH to rent or buy a house off base.

    • The Naval Housing Referral Office  (757) 445-2832 / (800) 628-7510. Contact the housing office as soon as you know you are moving. You will be provided with the latest information on local housing as well as referral services and relocation assistance. They offer counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement and help resolve tenant-landlord disputes.

    Naval Medical Center Portsmouth On Base Housing

    • Single service members can contact the Military Personnel Management Department (757) 953-3560 for assistance.

    • On-base housing for NMC Portsmouth is privatized and provided by Lincoln Military Housing (757) 673-0082 / (757) 598-7266. The have two neighborhoods with 3-5 bedroom homes based on rank and family size. Amenities may include washer/dryer hookups, garbage disposal, fenced backyard and attached garage. The community features a swimming pool, community garden, basketball courts and more.

    Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA Off Base Housing

    201 West 21st Street 1 Bed / 1 Bath / 1,027 Sq.Ft. / $1,320 | Home for Rent 2 miles from Main Gate

    201 West 21st Street 1 Bed / 1 Bath / 774 Sq.Ft. / $1,220 | Home for Rent 2 miles from Main Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    The Hampton Roads area of Virginia is home to some of the most populated cities in the whole state. Portsmouth, the 10th largest, is surrounded by even larger cities such as Chesapeake, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. Newport News and Hampton, the remaining two cities of Hampton Roads, are located across the James River on a separate, but nearby, peninsula in the Chesapeake Bay. An average commute is about 30 minutes, however traffic can be very slow at rush hour and may take much longer.

    About the Installation
    The Portsmouth Naval Medical Center is a medical facility that services active duty Navy and Marine Corps personnel. The medical center has seven Branch Health Clinics and offers services such as outpatient care, inpatient hospital care, and emergency services. The Portsmouth Naval Medical Center is also known as the Charette Health Center and offers the only military emergency room in the Hampton Roads area. Dental care facilities are also provided. Portsmouth Naval Medical Center is located near Portsmouth, Virginia.