Optimizing the Privatization of Military Family Housing

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Optimizing the Privatization of Military Family Housing [David M. Slade] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA report procured by the Pentagon and made available for public release. It has been reproduced in the best form available to the Pentagon.

It is not spiral-bound. Privatizing Military Family Housing: A History of the U.S. Army’s Residential Communities Initiative,documents the Army’s efforts to leverage the resources of the private sector to upgrade the service’s dilapidated inventory of family housing.

The page book recounts the challenges, successes and lessons learned in the Format: Paperback. The Military Housing Privatization Initiative was established that year to improve housing conditions for service members, and it paved the way for private companies to take over family housing on.

Army IG finds widespread concerns with privatized housing and lack of oversight executive director of the Military Family Advisory of military families in the book "A Battle Plan for.

We conclude that the DoD can quickly resolve the housing issues in the Monterey Bay by privatizing the military family housing function. The optimal privatization strategy of acquiring additional land, building new housing, and selling the existing housing land will replace the entire housing inventory in three years.

Alternatively, the optimal strategy without selling any land will replace over one third of the existing housing units Author: David M. Shade. Jury awards Marine Corps family more than $2 million for mold, health issues in privatized housing.

Military family of 4 each awarded $K for. Active duty military personnel with dependents are eligible for and are the primary residents of family privatized housing. If you desire to live in privatized housing or are considering it, the local Housing Service Center (HSC) will process the housing application and Optimizing the Privatization of Military Family Housing book you to the private property management company that manages the privatized housing units.

The Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) Act, passed in and codified in 10 US Codeprovides the military Services with alternative authorities for the construction and improvement of military housing (family and unaccompanied personnel).

The housing privatization initiative began in the s as a result of the widespread deterioration of family housing, which had suffered from years of maintenance backlogs.

MacDill Air Force Base Military Family Housing: With many of the highest-ranking and most-decorated officers at the Department of Defense’s Special Operations and Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Optimizing the Privatization of Military Family Housing book near Tampa, Fla., the facility’s housing should have been top-notch.

It wasn't—until Arlington, Va.–based Clark Realty. Last updated: AprPage 6. Yes. Military Members residing in and intending to remain in the Military Family Housing scheduled to be privatized will be required to sign a Tenant Lease Agreement shortly before the Air Force transfers ownership of the housing to the PO.


Nearly all of the homes on military installations are privately managed, as part of a deal that was meant to address concerns with run-down, DoD-owned housing. The Military Housing Privatization Initiative leases the homes to privately owned companies to manage and maintain.

Military Housing Privatization Congress established the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) in as a tool to help the military improve the quality of life for its service members by improving the condition of their housing.

The MHPI was designed and developed to attract private sector financing, expertise and innovation to. We have gathered some frequently asked questions regarding privatized housing that can be found here on the FAQ page.

Military Housing Privatization Initiative: The Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) was enacted on Februas part. MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING FISCAL YEAR BUDGET REQUEST NARRATIVE SUMMARY This Military Family Housing request reflects the Department of Defense goal to “revitalize, divest through privatization, or demolish inadequate housing by or before 20 ” The Air Force.

Army’s Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) has dramatically transformed housing on Army installations across the country. The Army, with 34 different RCI projects across 44 installations, was the first Service to meet the Office of the Secretary of Defense mandate to complete privatization.

Return on investment will vary by project. Housing privatization projects are competitively bid, so the competition of the marketplace will ultimately determine an investor’s rate of return.

DoD’s goal is to obtain the best value for its subsidy contribution. Buried in lease agreement was the statement that you must pay up front when moving into privatized military housing, but we were not told this during our advance phone calls and the website we.

Why GAO Did This Study. In Congress provided DOD with authorities enabling it to obtain private-sector financing and management to repair, renovate, construct, and operate military housing. DOD has since privatized 99 percent of its domestic housing. The Military Housing Privatization Initiative was begun in the s in part because the armed services had struggled for years to build and maintain adequate housing on their : John Ismay.

Ms. Field also raised issue with Pentagon claims that a reported 93% occupancy rate at military housing is an indicator of success.

“Family members often chose to live in privatized housing. Year The MHPI gave the DoD a number of special authorities aimed at eliminating its aging, dilapidated and unsafe family housing.4 The DoD claimed that the new housing privatization authorities would allow it to repair, replace and rehabilitate overinadequate family.

“The Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) is a public/private program whereby private sector developers may own, operate, maintain, improve and assume responsibility for military family housing, where doing so is economically advantageous and national security is not adversely affected.”.

Community Housing Impacts of the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Housing is a key component of services offered to military personnel, civilian staff, and their families at most military installations. Military services typically rely on the surrounding community for housing and provide a Basic Allowance forFile Size: 1MB.

Military Housing Privatization Initiative: Background and Issues Summary This report describes the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI), a pilot program authorized by Congress in to encourage privately-funded development of housing for use by members of the U.S.

Military Services (including the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force). The military housing privatization initiative (MHPI) was established by the United States Congress in as a tool to help the military improve the quality of life for its service members by improving the condition of their housing.

The MHPI was designed and developed to attract private-sector financing, expertise and innovation to provide necessary housing faster and more efficiently than traditional military. The privatization of military housing began in to address a severe backlog in the availability and adequacy of government housing for military service : Paula Cino.

FISCAL YEAR (FY) BUDGET ESTIMATES JUSTIFICATION OF ESTIMATES FEBRUARY Military Construction Active Force (MCON) and Family Housing. The estimated cost for this report for the Department of the Navy (DON) is $57, The estimated total cost for supporting the DON.

Since Congress enacted the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) inthe military services conducted several analyses and considered other factors to determine whether to privatize housing for unaccompanied personnel. These analyses were conducted between and The Army's and the Navy's analyses compared different scenarios--such as whether to rely on privatization.

The Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) authorities (10 USC §§et seq.) have transformed once‐dilapidated military family housing into thriving communities by allowing private sector capital to redevelop on‐base facilities and improve the quality of life for Service Microsoft Word - Case for DoD Base Lodging File Size: KB.

By the Bush II years, privatized housing for the military was well underway. In latethe Marine Corps Times reported that privatized military housing had been a good deal.

“By partnering with the private sector, the services have invested $ billion in family housing, while the private sector has invested more than $20 billion.”. InPresident Bill Clinton signed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative, allowing the Department of Defense to privatize housing on military bases.

Government (DoD) Lodging. DoD lodging is located on or near US military installations and is owned and operated by the Government. Travelers are able to book official travel lodging at Air Force Inns, Navy Gateway Inns & Suites are Navy Lodge and Army Lodging directly in DTS. Marine Corps lodging will be available in DTS in the future.

The attorney at the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco is two weeks away from leaving her post as the outreach coordinator for RAD, the acronym for the federal government’s “Rental Assistance Demonstration” scheme, which may lead all of the country’s public housing to become at least partially privatized.

If the debt service coverage for a military housing privatization project falls below or the occupancy rates for the housing units of the project are below 75 percent for more than one year, the Secretary concerned shall require the development of a plan to address the financial risk of the project.

More than 55 percent of 16, individuals surveyed in a recent study by the Military Family Advisory Network reported a negative or very negative experience with such privatized military housing Author: Paul Sonne. Ten percent of military families live on installations across the United States, and 43 percent live in some form of privatized housing.

Fourteen companies administer housing for Author: Frances Tilney Burke. The Army Lawyer welcomes articles from all military and civilian authors on topics of interest to military lawyers. Articles should be submitted via elec-tronic mail to @ or on 3 1/2” diskettes to: Editor, The Army Lawyer, The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School.

Karen has covered military families, quality of life and consumer issues for Military Times for more than 30 years, and is co-author of a chapter on media coverage of military families in the book.

Navy ordered to privatize barracks housing: armed forces rethink communal living setup: the Navy is leading the charge in the redevelopment and privatization of housing for unmarried service men and women.

while privatization is underway for family military housing, several major issues remain with regard to construction and rehabilitation of barracks housing.The Army's Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) program comprises 45 installations; 88, homes which equates to 98% of the Army's Family Housing inventory in the United States.

Our ongoing privatization program demonstrates that RCI solicitation and execution processes are effective in attracting world-class development and management firms. The housing privatization program has expanded rapidly in recent years.

The number of privatized housing units rose from 5, at the end of to 87, this year.4 Current plans are to privatize a total of overunits percent of all U.S.

on-base housing -by the end of As of Februarythe DoD had awarded 43 military housing privatization projects

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