Cannon AFB, NM Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) gives active service members two options for housing; living on base or finding a home off-base within the community.

    • As soon as you receive moving orders, contact The Housing Management Office (575) 904-5460, who can answer all of your housing questions or concerns, and will provide you with the latest information on local housing, as well as referral services and relocation assistance.  

    Cannon AFB On Base Housing

    • The Unaccompanied Housing Office (575) 904-4225 is reserved for airmen in the ranks of E1-E4 with less than 3 years of service. You are provided with private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living.

    • On-base housing for Cannon AFB is privatized and operated by Balfour Beatty Communities (575) 784-7141, which offers three neighborhoods: Chavez Manor, Chavez West, and Joe Cannon Estates, with 2-4 bedroom houses for nearly 2,300 base residents. Amenities include: Pool, splash park, baseball/soccer field and dog parks. If the appropriate ranking neighborhood is unavailable, applicants can be placed on a waiting list. 

    Cannon AFB, NM Off Base Housing

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    Surrounding Areas
    Clovis, NM
    is a small city, only about 38,000, the only city in its county, and about 15 minutes east of Cannon. It is a spread out city, and moderately isolated, and a military town - most landlords are familiar with the challenges of military life. Housing prices are lower than national average. The next nearest town is Portales, about 25 minutes south of Cannon, a university town with a resident population of about 13,000. Many of Eastern New Mexico University's facilities can be accessed by the public. This area of New Mexico is dry, somewhat elevated, and has great skyscrapers; there are a number of places to visit around the state, and west Texas is only a few miles east of here. Cities near Cannon AFB are: Texaco, Portales, and Clovis

    About Cannon AFB
    Cannon Air Force Base is home to the 27th Special Operations Wing, located south of Clovis, New Mexico. The base was established in World War Two as a bomber training center. For a more complete history, click the Cannon AFB History link on the left.There are two major school districts near Cannon Air Force Base: Clovis Municipal Schools and the Portales school district. Gifted student programs are available as well as special needs offerings. Community colleges offer baccalaureate and master's programs for students of all ages. For more information, check out the information on the left.