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Critical Housing Areas (CHA) Update

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ALCGPSC 109/22

R 011626Z SEP 22 MID200080176838U
FM COMCOGARD PSC WASHINGTON DC
TO ALCGPSC
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UNCLAS
ALCGPSC 109/22
SUBJ: 2022 ANNUAL REVIEW OF CRITICAL HOUSING AREAS (CHA) UPDATE
A. Critical Housing Areas (CHA), COMDTINST 11101.15A 
B. ALCGPSC 024/22
C. Joint Travel Regulations 
1. In accordance with Ref A, Para 2. of Ref B is hereby updated 
effective 15 August 2022 to add Atlantic City, NJ (MHA NJ196) as a 
designated CHA.
2. IAW paragraph 14 of Ref 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.
3. IAW paragraphs 051301 and 051306 of Ref C, 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 C, 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.
4. Members complete the Housing Allowance Protection Worksheet (CG-2025A), 
and the member’s command sends to CG PSC-PSD-fs via 
e-mail HQS-SMB-CGPSC-PSDFS-BAH(at)USCG.MIL. 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.
5. PSC-PSD-FS POCs: YNCS Otmane Karim (202)795-6638 and 
Mr. Wayne Canfield (510)437-5796.
6. Released by: RDML D. C. Barata, Commander, Personnel Service Center. 
The Service Center for Our Most Important Resource – Our People.
7. Internet release is authorized.
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