2013 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates Set to See an Increase

BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) has increased this year by approximately 3.8 percent. BAH is paid to service members who live in the U.S. off base or in privatized base housing. Currently, one million service members receive this allowance. 21 percent of BAH recipients will not be affected by the new increase. BAH is determined by yearly reviews of utility costs, renter’s insurance costs and rent. The new increase took effect as of January 1 of this year. Read the full article here:  http://www.veteransunited.com/network/2013-basic-allowance-for-housing-rates-set-to-see-an-increase/