What You Need to Know About Applying to Military Housing

February 20, 2018 3:37 pm

If you're applying for military housing, you likely have a lot of questions — what you'll need to submit, what type of house you qualify for, and many more. Before you begin the application process, read up on our list of everything you need to know about applying to military housing.

  • Things you'll need to prepare:
    • Housing application cover sheet
    • Housing application form, DD1746
    • Current orders
    • Copy of your page 2, DD93, or DD1172 (Army)
    • Government issued ID for all applicants over 18
  • Lincoln Military Housing knows stressful it can be for a family preparing to move, which is why we offer ongoing fleet and family services, community events, and activities in each of our communities (in addition to the many other perks of military housing).
  • There are no credit checks or deposits required to live in military housing.
  • Gas, water, and average electricity usage is included in your rent at a Lincoln Military Housing building.
  • Your rental costs can be paid through the allotment system, which includes up to $10,000 in Personal Property Contents Coverage and all of the amenities and services of the community.
  • Other documents that may be required:
    • DA 31 (Army) Live-in aid approval by the HA
    • Power of Attorney
    • Exceptional Family Member paperwork
    • Current End of Month LES
  • Pregnant women must provide a medical pregnancy statement supplied by a physician (in order to qualify for a larger home)
  • People who share custody of dependent children must provide proof of legal custody (final decree documents) specifically stating that they are entitled to custody for at least 6 consecutive months a year in order to have dependents considered for eligibility.

Find out more about applying to military housing at the Lincoln Military website.

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Manage Your Money in 2018 With These Helpful Podcasts

January 24, 2018 1:11 pm

If your New Year's resolution was to save money or even make more in 2018, then you're likely always on the hunt for new ways to stretch a dollar a bit further. Instead of stressing about every penny and spending hours looking at charts and graphs, educate yourself about your finances with these smart, money-savvy podcasts.

  • Millennial Money. For young people looking to get started saving, investing or even spending, this is the podcast to listen to. Described as "next-generation personal finance", Millennial Money will show young people how you can retire by 65 even if you don't have a traditional job.
  • Morningstar. Looking to start building an investment portfolio in 2018? Check out Morningstar, a podcast that offers investing insights and stock market tips, plus interviews with fund managers, directors of personal finance, and stock and fund analyst teams.
  • Side Hustle School. Do you have a passion project that you want to turn into your career? This podcast will show you how, with just 30 minutes each day, you can launch a "side hustle" doing whatever you like — whether it's photography, consulting or motorcycle maintenance.

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Celebrate 2018 at the New Year’s Day Good Luck Dinner at the Belle Grove Plantation

December 29, 2017 12:43 pm

No matter how you choose to spend your New Year's Eve, you'll love to spend your New Year's Day at the Belle Grove Plantation. The annual New Year's Day Good Luck Dinner is a Southern tradition that dates all the way back to the 1700s, and it promises to be a special occasion that you can share with family and friends.

True to tradition, the New Year's Day meal includes Southern favorites like Southern-style collard greens, black-eyed peas, cornbread, Hoppin’ John and ham. The meal is set in the beautiful, historic Belle Grove mansion, and the family-style tables make it so that you can get to know your neighbors while you eat.

The meal is $50 per person.

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