Updated On: 11/14/2012 9:44:55 AM
Part of the Directorate of Public Works/Directorate of Logistics, the Housing Division staff is responsible for on-post family homes, unaccompanied personnel housing for Soldiers in grades E-5 and below and off-post housing referral service.Hours of operations are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Many of the homes at Fort McPherson are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are 112 on-post family homes between Fort McPherson (102) and Fort Gillem (10).
At Fort McPherson, there are 34 sets of general, senior officer and special command position sergeant major homes and 45 sets of Ueld- and company grade officer homes. Senior enlisted personnel (E-9) are assigned to Ueld- and company-grade homes. There are 23 sets of enlisted personnel (E-1 through E-8) homes with two to three bedrooms each. Some homes are single-family homes; most are duplexes built in townhouse style. The average waiting time for housing is one to four months for both Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem. The waiting time depends on how many personnel are on the waiting list. Homes on Staff Row at Fort McPherson and Staff Circle at Fort Gillem have detached garages. The homes are duplexes built in townhouse style.All homes are equipped with a stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, mini blinds and central heat and air. Homes on Staff Row have the same amenities, except some are equipped with double ovens and cook tops. Homes have hardwood floors and there is one storage shed per building.
The average three-bedroom, two-bath house size ranges from 1,214 to 1,850 square feet. Two-bedroom, one-bath homes are single level with 1,104 square feet of space. Staff Row homes range from 3,300 to more than 7,000 square feet of space. Some homes have basements. There are 10 sets of Ueld- and company-grade homes located at Fort Gillem. For more information on family housing, call 404-464-1048 or 404-464-3381.
The Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem lodging facilities are provided for servicemembers, DoD Civilian employees and the Families of each. Reservations are confirmed for personnel traveling in temporary duty (TDY) or permanent change of station (PCS) status. All other travelers will receive lodging on a space-available basis 24 hours in advance. Persons traveling to Fort McPherson or Fort Gillem in TDY or PCS status must contact the Lodging OfUce staff before seeking off-post accommodations.
There are 70 guest rooms at Fort McPherson (eight distinguished visitors quarters, 12 family apartments and 50 visiting officer and enlisted quarters) and eight guest rooms at Fort Gillem(one distinguished visitor quarters and seven visiting officer quarters). The visiting officer quarters at Fort Gillem include kitchenettes. Each guest room is equipped with a private bath, comfortable furniture, a micro-refrigerator, a color TV with a remote control and cable access and a radio/alarm clock. Pets are not allowed in lodging facilities. The lodging staff can help travelers locate local boarding facilities.
The lodging office and reservation desk is located in Building 22 at Fort McPherson. Hours of operation are seven days a week from 6 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. The office is open from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. on holidays, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day, when the office is closed. For prices and more information, call 404-464-2253 or 404-464-3833.