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    Military Housing Allowance Helps Service Members Buy a Home

    Military Housing Allowance, otherwise known as BAH, is that beautiful, nontaxable line of the military's LES that makes housing more affordable. This form of income goes a long way toward helping military buyers qualify for a VA loan. As every service member knows, the amount varies based on the area, rank, and dependents, but what many [...] More  →
  • How to Calculate BAH Rates and the Benefits for U.S. Military

    A key portion and benefit of the military pay includes BAH. Otherwise known as Basic Allowance for Housing, it provides an income tax free pay. The purpose of this income is what the name says - allowance to cover the customary housing expense for a certain geographic area. Although, BAH rates are not the same [...] More  →