Newcomers Info

Housing & Utilities

441 Fifth St. | 325-696-2681 | DSN 461-2681 |

The recently renovated Inns of Dyess is open 24 hours daily and offers lodging while you begin in-processing. Most rooms are within walking distance to the dining facility, club, base exchange and commissary. Dyess Inn reservations can be made for families inbound on PCS orders; however, reservations are not always guaranteed. Accommodations are on a first come, first serve basis by your reservation number. All rooms are nonsmoking; a limited number of pet-friendly rooms are available.

When making reservations, you will need to provide your name, address, phone number, rank, organization, arrival date and number of people in your family. Those who do obtain accommodations in one of the 27 TLF quarters may stay a maximum of 30 days. Extensions may be granted in cases of hardship if vacancies exist.

481 Fifth St.  | 325-696-2150 | DSN 461-2150

7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday | 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday

Dyess offers government housing in seven neighborhoods:
Eagle Heights – Senior Officer and Field Grade Officer
Freedom Run – Company Grade Officers
Patriot Acres – Senior NCO
Frontier Meadows – Senior and Junior NCO
Liberty Crossing – Junior NCO
Lonestar Trails – Junior NCO
Hunters Mesa – Junior NCO

The housing inventory consists of 674 family homes in the seven neighborhoods. Housing amenities include washer and dryer hook-ups, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, central heating and air conditioning, attached garages and fenced in yards. There are numerous playgrounds around the housing areas, as well as basketball courts and baseball fields. The Base Youth Center is centrally located in the housing area. Residents are welcome to check-out lawn equipment and the store carries a variety of household items.

Restrictions at Dyess include a limit of two pets per household. Dyess follows the approved Air Force Pet Policy, established in May 2011, which prohibits all pit bulls (American Staffordshire terriers, English bull terriers), Rottweilers, Dobermans, chows and wolf hybrids or any mix breed of these dogs.

5802 Kala Drive, Abilene, TX 79606 | 325-690-6698

Wed 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Sat 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sun 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

For comprehensive information about the privatized housing community at Dyess AFB, you may visit each properties site at:  Quail Hollow, and  each website provides information you need to know about the homes and amenities available in each privatized housing community.

Contact the Housing Management Office (HMO) as soon as you know you are moving to Dyess AFB, and they will provide you the appropriate information, and forms required to complete the eligible referral process for privatized housing. 

Privatized housing is comparable to housing in the local community and provides a wide variety of amenities and support services.

Community features such as playgrounds, basketball courts, dog parks, pools, etc., are just a few of the amenities you will find with our privatized partners.

As a resident of privatized housing, contact the appropriate Property Management Office to obtain more specific information on the services available.

Similar to living in the local community, you will sign a tenant lease agreement, typically for a one-year term. Your lease includes a military clause and a lease termination clause. You pay your monthly rent by authorizing an allotment of your BAH that is paid directly to the Property Manager. Rent is paid in arrears, helping to eliminate upfront costs; however, the Tenant Lease Agreement spells out all relevant rent payment terms and conditions.

Currently QH is metered and you will be billed directly for gas and electric.  Since the homes are metered and you choose your provider, you will retain a portion of your BAH to pay for utilities directly. The utility allowance is determined based on 100 percent of the estimated average utility cost (gas and electric) for each unit type. The more energy you conserve, the more money you keep in your pocket; but if you do not conserve you may have to pay out of pocket.

For more information about your utilities, please contact the Property Management Office where you reside.

424 Fourth Ave. | 325-696-4402 | DSN 461-4402 | 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Dyess has 11 dormitories with 744 bed spaces. The central dormitory management office maintains waiting lists, by dorm, of people who want to move off base and receive basic allowance for quarters at the single rate.

Four dormitories have been renovated to the one-plus-one standard, which includes a shared kitchen and bath. Three dormitories are a room with a private bath configuration. The remaining four dormitories are room-bathroom-room configuration with no kitchen and residents share a bathroom. All dormitories are equipped with refrigerators. Residents may use coffee makers, toasters and popcorn poppers in dorm rooms as long as the appliances meet base fire regulation standards. All facilities have a recreation room equipped with a pool table or Ping-Pong table, foosball table and cable television. Washers and dryers are also provided.

Military members are assigned to a dormitory designated for their squadron personnel. Unit integrity is an Air Force requirement. Residents are provided a storage area in the facility they occupy. Storage will accommodate packing boxes and smaller items. Space is not available for large items such as furniture. The legal drinking age in Texas is 21. Alcohol is permitted in the dorms for occupants 21 or older.