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    MCRD Parris Island, SC Housing and Relocation Information

    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)

    The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. The first is living on base. provides you with the necessary information to complete that request.

    Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off base. provides you with a military-friendly process and pricing for those looking to maximize the use of their BAH.

    On Base Housing ( Rent On Base )

    You can contact the housing office at (843) 228-2853. Renting on base housing can include wait times and accommodations may not be available.

    Off Base Single Family Homes

    For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available listings in the area. Click here for Single Family Rentals. Click here for Apartments for Rent.

    Surrounding Cities of Parris Island

    Cities around Parris Island MC Recruit Depot (Purchase a Home) - The cities around this installation are Port Royal, Shell Point, Beaufort, Burton, and Laurel Bay. There are plentiful housing opportunities off base for those looking to get into a new home.

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    Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island is a prestigious training facility for all enlisted Marines and is located in Port Royal, South Carolina. Training is conducted over a thirteen-week period and includes weapons training, close order drill, Marine Corps history, and the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. Recruits must also meet minimum swimming requirements as well as rifle marksmanship.

    Upon arrival, military personnel are required to stop by the housing office and fill out an application if they wish to live on base. Housing will be assigned based on rank and availability as well as family size. For more information, call the housing office at 843-228-2853.