The 2022 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates took effect on January 1, 2022. For active duty military members moving to Hawaii in 2022, these are their monthly rates for housing. For service members already stationed in Hawaii, their BAH rate will be the higher of their current rate or the new 2022 BAH rates. Take a look at the new 2022 BAH rates below. Then continue reading to see the estimated purchase prices for condos or single family homes based on using one’s BAH for the monthly mortgage payment.
2022 BAH Rates for Honolulu County, Hawaii
Source: Defense Travel Management Office
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The 2022 BAH rates are based on the current local median market rent and average household utilities (including electricity, heat, and water/sewer) in each military housing area (MHA); and incorporate a five percent out-of-pocket amount.
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2022 BAH to Purchase Price Conversion Matrices for Honolulu County
The BAH matrices below detail the estimated Condo Purchase Price and Single Family Dwelling (SFD) Purchase Price service members can afford using their monthly BAH rate solely as their mortgage payment at 3.00% interest rate.
In addition, the estimated purchase prices in the BAH matrices do not reflect extra income (from employed spouses for example) in the monthly mortgage payment. Therefore, one’s pre-approval amount will vary depending on their debt-to-income ratio and additional income.
Get pre-approved to find out exactly what purchase price you can afford. Most importantly, there is no down payment requirement for VA buyers with full entitlement.