By USAREUR-AF Personnel Office
WIESBADEN, Germany — Germany’s annual Overseas Housing Allowance Survey will be conducted online between March 1 to 31, 2021. During this time frame, access the web link here: https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/ohaSurvey.cfm
OHA is a cost-reimbursement based allowance. Completing the survey is critical to ensure OHA rates for the Utility and Recurring Maintenance Allowance portion are properly set for service members assigned throughout Germany. The results of the survey directly impact the amount of housing allowance each service member receives.
If you receive OHA and meet the following qualifications, you should participate in the survey:
Sharers are service members sharing rent with another service member, or with a civilian in receipt of Living Quarters Allowance. Additionally, spouses are encouraged to complete the survey with the service member, or if the service member is unavailable.
This year’s survey will capture actual utility expense and recurring maintenance expense amounts provided by participants, referencing utility bills and receipts for maintenance expenses or estimates of these expenses.
Reportable Utility/Recurring Maintenance expense items include the following:
By completing this survey, you have a say in your pay.