Download PDF by Richard J. Buddin: An evaluation of housing options for military families

By Richard J. Buddin

ISBN-10: 0833027298

ISBN-13: 9780833027290

Army kin housing is a significant-and expensive-benefit, costing the dept of security (DoD) approximately $10 billion each year. simply because such a lot housing reports have interested by the price of on-base housing as opposed to the price of supplying allowances for rented or owned off-base housing, the authors investigated the personal tastes of army households for varieties of housing and the criteria that impression their offerings. carrier individuals document that the commercial merits of on-base housing are the main major factor via some distance in housing choice, perceiving an enormous distinction in worth among army housing and off-base housing allowances. All different elements, similar to a supportive experience of army group, lag some distance in the back of economic system in influencing selection. ultimate the space in monetary disparity among on- and off-base housing, and embellishing courses that relief carrier individuals in paying for off-base lodgings, would offer the best profit to companies and contributors.

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Having military neighbors was the least frequently cited reason for living on-base. Furthermore, members believe that their families are as well supported off-base as they are on-base. In other words, without the economic benefit, most military members see no compelling reason to live on-base. In contrast, many members believe that military housing contributes to the well-being of families in general and the military community. The reported cost of housing military families on-base is high, and this cost far outstrips the allowance that members are offered for living off-base.

Families at Air Force bases appear to prefer military housing to civilian rental housing, whereas families at Navy bases seems to prefer renting. Families at Army and Marine bases are in the middle. 3 is discussed in more detail in Chapter Four. Page 23 under a range of local conditions. With only about three bases per service in the sample, these results should not be generalized to service-wide conclusions. Despite these base differences in preferences, we did not find significant differences across bases (or services) in families' attitudes towards their housing and their neighborhoods.

Base officials at our 12 survey bases were instrumental in assisting with the distribution and collection of the surveys as well as providing important information about base-specific problems and conditions. Among RAND colleagues, we are grateful to Susan Everingham, Gina Franco, Gretchen Guess, Lee Mizell, Marian Oshiro, and Mark Spranca for their assistance with focus groups, construction of the survey questionnaire, and data collection. We are also thankful to the RAND Survey Group for their prompt and efficient administration of the housing survey.

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