Feb. 9, 2022 —
Note: ALCGPSC message 109/22 adds Atlantic City, NJ (Military Housing Area NJ196) as a designated Critical Housing Area (CHA).
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SUBJ: 2022 ANNUAL REVIEW OF CRITICAL HOUSING AREAS (CHA)
A. Critical Housing Areas (CHA), COMDTINST 11101.15A
B. Joint Travel Regulations
1. This ALCGPSC announces the Military Housing Areas (MHA) and zip codes
meeting the eligibility criteria for designation as a CHA. This ALCGPSC
applies to all areas in the continental United States where dependents are
authorized to accompany service members.
2. The following is a list of MHAs and zip codes designated as CHAs:
A. Abbeville, LA (Zip Code 70511)
B. Bellingham, WA (Zip Code 98225)
C. Brownsville, TX (MHA TX281)
D. Cape Charles, VA (Zip Code 23310)
E. Cape May, NJ (MHA NJ198)
F. Coos Bay, OR (MHA OR242) – New
G. CG Special Missions Training Center, Camp Lejune, NC (Zip Code 28542)
H. Coastal Maine (MHA ME141)
I. Demopolis, AL (Zip Code 36732)
J. Fort Bragg, CA (Zip Code 95437)
K. Freeport, TX (Zip Code 77541)
L. Greenville, MS (Zip Code 38701)
M. Houma, St. Mary, and Terrebonne, Louisiana (MHA LA326)
N. Kearneysville, WV (MHA WV454) – New
O. Keokuk, IA (Zip Code 52632)
P. La Push, WA (MHA WA308)
Q. Lake Charles, LA (MHA LA370)
R. Menemsha, MA (Station) (MHA MA151)
S. Neah Bay, WA (MHA WA308)
T. Outer Banks, NC (MHA NC176)
U. Port Angeles, WA (MHA WA308)
V. Port O’Connor, TX (Zip Code 77982)
W. Port Townsend, WA (Zip Code 98368) – New
X. Quillayute River, WA (MHA WA308)
Y. Provincetown, MA (Station) (Zip Code 02657)
Z. Saugerties, NY (Zip Code 12477)
AA. Southwest Harbor, ME (Zip Code 04679)
BB. Venice, LA (Zip Code 70091)
CC. Victoria, TX (Zip Code 77904)
DD. Yankeetown, FL (Station) (Zip Code 34498)
3. IAW paragraph 14 of reference (a), members with dependents issued PCS
orders to a CHA designated unit, or a unit located in a CHA designated
MHA, and who have no intention of relocating their dependents to that
unit, may submit a Housing Allowance Protection Worksheet (CG-2025A) to CG
PSC-PSD-fs requesting housing allowances based on a location other than
their new Permanent Duty Station (PDS). Members authorized a housing
allowance based on the payment of child support are not eligible to submit
a CG-2025A under the CHA policy.
4. IAW paragraphs 051301 and 051306 of Ref B, travel and shipment of
Household Goods (HHG) costs exceeding the maximum allowed for travel of
dependents and shipment of HHG from the last PDS to the new PDS will be at
the member’s expense. IAW paragraph 050408 of Ref B, dependent travel and
HHG transportation costs associated with future PCS orders will be based
upon the member’s PDS, vice the authorized CHA Basic Allowance for Housing
(BAH) location of dependents.
5. Members complete the Housing Allowance Protection Worksheet (CG-2025A),
the member’s command sends via e-mail to CG PSC-PSD-fs. If the member’s
CG-2025A is approved, CG PSC-PSD-fs issues an approval e-mail to the
member and copies the applicable SPO for Direct Access processing on the
applicable effective date.
6. PSC-PSD-FS POCs: YNCM R. Rodriguez (202) 795-6638 and Mr. Wayne
Canfield (510) 437-5796.
7. Released by: RDML S. N. Gilreath, Commander, Personnel Service Center.
The Service Center for Our Most Important Resource – Our People.
8. Internet release is authorized.