Housing can be a big concern when you first arrive. There are many options and decisions you will need to consider. CFAY offers 3 housing areas: Yokosuka, Ikego (approx 25 min) & Negishi (approx 45min). The housing office will provide you with estimates of the wait time for base housing once you are on the list. Another option to consider is living off base. The housing referral office is an excellent start to finding the perfect home that suits your personal needs.
CFAY’s housing office offers loaner furniture to furnish your on/off base residence until your household goods arrive. Only furniture is provided. The DESRON 15 Hospitality Kit has some key items that may help make your family more comfortable while waiting for your Express & Household good shipments. Please let us know when you are in housing and what items you may need.
On-base Living Options:
High-rise towers with 2 and 3 bedroom apartments (no dogs) Townhouses with 3 and 4 bedrooms You must qualify by rank or number in family. It can take up to a year to move into a townhouse, it depends on availability, so check with the Housing Office. Off-base Living Options:
Individual houses Japanese mansions (apartments) Whether you and your family choose to live on-base or off-base, both offer different opportunities and both are enjoyable living experiences. There are many people in the DESRON 15 command who can answer questions you may have about either living arrangement.