Department of Defense Policy

These resources include Department of Defense directives, instructions and guidance on relocation and housing services.

DoD Instruction 1342.22, "Military Family Readiness," July 3, 2012 — This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities and establishes procedures for the provision of military family readiness services, which is comprised of multiple access points, including installation-based Military and Family Support Centers.

DoD Instruction 1315.18, "Procedures for Military Personnel Assignments," January 12, 2005 — This instruction outlines the policies and procedures for permanent change of station moves.

DoD Instruction 1100.16, "Equal Opportunity in Off-Base Housing," 14 August 1989 — This instruction provides policy governing equal treatment for all DoD personnel. Specifically, it provides guidance for off-base housing and enforcement of fair housing practices as required by federal law.

DoD Instruction 4165.63, "DoD Housing," 21 July 2008 — This instruction provides broad guidance for military housing requirements

DoD 4165.63-Manual, "DoD Housing Management," 28 October 2010 — This manual contains guidance, procedures and responsibilities on all matters associated with family housing, unaccompanied personnel housing and temporary lodging facilities.