1982 Department of Defense Family Housing Preference Survey. II. Service Members' Family Housing Attitudes and Experiences
NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA
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Attitudes and preceptions of a sample of DoD-wide service members eligible for or receiving basic allowance for quarters BAQ with dependents rate are presented. Areas covered are housing preferences and satisfaction, reaction to current and proposed housing assignment policies, the impact of VHA, experiences with PCS moves, and military housing regulations and housing office services. Results revealed preference for military family housing is driven by economic factors, extension of eligibility for family housing to all service members with dependents is generally well accepted, VHA is having a positive impact on service members housing affordability, VHA and the extension of eligibility for military family housing are seen as having a positive effect on career intentions, dissatisfaction with aspects of PCS moves are variable and generally wide-spread, and military family housing residents are generally satisfied with housing office services, rules, and regulations and their enforcement.
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