If you are attending school full time (12 units or more, not including distance education) you are entitled to tax free housing allowances.  To determine the amount that you will receive:

  • Click on the Basic Allowance Housing Calculator,
  • The current year (ex 2018) should be selected by default
  • Enter the zip code of the college or university you are attending in the box for duty zip code
  • Enter E-5 with dependents.

The calculator will compute the amount you are entitled to on a monthly basis while attending school.

*Please note everyone receives the benefit for an E-5 with dependents regardless of the rank they attained.

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