THE ARMY’S SET – A – SIDE
FORT MCPHERSON, GEORGIA 30330-1075
(404) 464-3165/4150 DSN 367-33165/4150
FAX: (404) 464-3747 DSN: 367-3747
FORT MCPHERSON MILITARY COMMUNITY SET A SIDE PROGRAM
THE SET ASIDE PROGRAM IS ONLY AN OPTION. THE HOUSING SERVICE
OFFICE (H.S.O.) CAN ALSO ASSIST YOU WITH A VARIETY OF OFF-POST
The Fort McPherson Military Community and local Management
Companies have formed a partnership in establishing the Set Aside
Housing Program for the military as alternative housing.
Establishment of the Set Aside Program allows military personnel the
flexibility of obtaining off-post rental housing at reduced rental rates.
Occupancy in an apartment complex participating in the Set Aside
Program does not guarantee a “trouble free” tenancy and should not be
confused with government housing. Efforts have been made by the Fort
McPherson Housing Service Office in the selection process to eliminate
those apartments deemed inappropriate or unacceptable.
Active duty military personnel Reduced Rent
One year of Active Duty remaining No Security Deposit
Payments through allotments No Credit Check
No application fee
NOTE: SERVICE MEMBER WILL PAY FIRST MONTH’S RENT UPON MOVE-
IN WITH A CASHIER CHECK OR MONEY ORDER.
HOUSING SERVICE OFFICE:
Initial payment shall be paid with a cashier’s or money order.
Must be able to pay rent through allotments.
Mandatory one-year lease agreement.
Abide with terms specified in lease agreement.
Initial inspection prior to move in with the property manager.
Service member shall contact the Property Management Office for
resolution of problems identified. If not satisfied, service member
can contact the Set A-Side coordinator office for further assistance
or military legal services.
May result in serious penalties.
Refer to your lese and consult with your H.S.O. office.
If necessary, contact the military legal office.
In accordance with the Official Code Of Georgia O.C.G.A. § 44-7-22 &
(Senate Bill 258, passed 2005) if you have entered into a rental
agreement, or a modification thereof, on or after 01 July 2005,
O.C.G.A. Section 44-7-37 Service member’s family may terminate a
lease prematurely upon receipt of orders (PCS) or temporary duty
orders (TDY) with duty excess of 60 days that is at least 35 miles
away. A 30-day written notice must be submitted with a copy of
said government orders.
LEASE EXPIRATION/RENTAL INCREASE:
Property Management may offer several renewal options prior to the
initial lease expires.
Refer to the lease for vacating procedure.
Schedule final inspection with property management office.
Furnish property management and housing service office with a 30-
day notice, copy of government orders, and a forwarding address.
H.S.O. will complete DD Form 2558, Stop Allotment; in the housing
service office. The set a-side coordinator who will then forward the
form to the Defense Military Pay Office for processing.
ON POST GOVERNMENT FAMILY QUARTERS
Service member that is eligible to apply for government family housing
will not be assign to the government housing until the service member
fulfill the year’s lease agreement. Interested parties should see the family
housing section for placement of their name on the government’s housing
Housing Service Office H.S.O. duties
1. Brief service member on specifics of the Set Aside Program.
2. Issue a Set Aside procedures, packet with prices and driving
directions to rental properties.
3. Receipt of a Letter of Intent (LOI) from a rental property,
4. Process DD Form 2558, Start Allotment, for the approved applicant.
SET ASIDE APARTMENT LISTINGS
BRIDGEWATER APTS@ 3165 MOUNT ZION RD STOCKBRIDGE, GA. 30281 PH 770-389-5599
CLAYTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
1 X 1 GARDEN, 908 SF $710.00 + $15.00 WATER = $730.00 + UTLITIES
2 X 2 GARDEN, 1,152 SF $810.00 + $20.00 WATER = $830.00 + UTLITIES
3 X 2 GARDEN, 1,390 SF $910.00 + $25.00 WATER = $935.00+ UTLITIES
THE RETREAT@EAGLES LANDING STOCKBRIDGE, GA. 30281 PH 770-506-9006
HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
THE SPRUCE 1 X 1 GARDEN 930 SF $710.00+ UTLITIES
THE CEDAR 2 X 2 GARDEN 1,183 SF $790.00+ UTLITIES
THE CYPRESS 3 X 2 GARDEN 1,419 SF $900.00+ UTLITIES
NORTH PARK AT EAGLES LANDING STOCKBRIDGE, GA. 30281 PH 770-506-3311
HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
ANDERSON 1 X 1 GARDEN, 882 SF $695.00 + UTLITIES
CARTER 2 X 2 GARDEN, 1,132 SF $785.00 + UTLITIES
CUMBERLAND 2 X 2 GARDEN, 1,154 SF $805.00 + UTLITIES
KENNESAW 3 X 2 GARDEN, 1,295 SF $910.00 Note: Fire places in selected apts.
STONE GATE @EAGLES LANDING STOCKBRIDGE, GA. 30281
HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
A1 1 X 1 965 SF $739.00 CABLE&ALARM
B1 2 X 2 1238 SF $849.00 CABLE&ALARM
B1 2 X 2 w/sunroom 1238 SF $859.00 CABLE&ALARM
B2 2 X 2/1Garage 1303 SF $969.00 CABLE&ALARM
B1 2 X 2/2Garage 1238 SF $1039.00 CABLE&ALARM
C1 3 X 2 1545 SF $1054.00 CABLE&ALARM
NAME BEDROOM/BATH SQ. FT. PRICES
The Callaway 1 X 1 826 $700.00
The Georgian 2 X 2 1174 $860.00
The Magnolia 2 X 2 1201 $870.00
The Southern 3 X 2 1492 $1012.00
TO SET-A-SIDE APARTMENTS
Bridge Water Apartments, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281
Take I-75 south to exit 228. Ga. Hwy 138 turn left. Go back under I-75;
turn left at hwy 138 and Mt. Zion Road 2nd light. Apartments are on
right side about one mile behind Office Depot and Lowe’s Warehouse
North Park Green Apartments, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281
I-75 South to exit 224 Hudson Bridge Rd. turn left. Go back over I-75.
Turn left onto Rock Quarry Rd. North Park Apartments on left. Look
for Georgia Federal Credit Union Landmark on left.) Note: (Complex sits
back off road)
The Retreat @ Eagles Landing, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281
I-75 South to exit 224 Hudson Bridge Rd. Turn left. Go back over I-
75 turn left at Rock Quarry Rd. The Retreat Apartment complex on
Stonegate Apartment, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281
I-75 South to exit 224 Hudson Bridge Rd. turn left. Go back over
I-75 turn left at Rock Quarry Rd. Stonegate Apartments on the right.
Empirian Waterford Landing Stockbridge, Ga. 30281
I-75 South to exit 224 (Hudson Bridge Road), turn left and stay on
Eagles Landing PKWY for 2.5 miles cross GA hwy 42 and the apartment
complex is on the left side.
AGREEMENTS THAT I WILL COMPLY WITH TO QUALIFY FOR THE
I have been counseled by the Set
Aside Coordinator of the Housing Service Office and understand that if
I elect to accept an apartment rental above my combined allowances
(BAH), I am responsible for paying the cost above this allowance.
I understand, in the event that I receive Permanent Change
of Station (PCS) orders, retirement/separation orders, or temporary
duty orders (TDY) for a period in excess of two ( 2 ) months, that my
maximum tenant liability for rent will NOT EXCEED 30 days, providing
proper notice had been given. Proper notice includes: providing the
property manager a copy of such orders, provide a written notice of
intent to vacate property, and pay the 30 day notice rent.
I understand that if I terminate my lease agreement
prematurely because of my own personal reasons, I may incur serious
penalties. Upon my vacating of property, I am responsible for paying
all monies due, according to the early termination clause specified in
written lease. I will contact the property management’s office for
specific amount due.
I understand that to participate in this program I must be
on active duty assigned to Fort McPherson/Fort Gillem, or within the
Atlanta area. I must be eligible to initiate an allotment immediately,
have at least one year remaining in the area. (Copy of orders,
extension and/re-enlistment will be verified by my first sergeant).
A housing representative will issue both letter and
verification of eligibility.
I understand that it is my responsibility to make visits to
each set-a-side property that I may be interested in prior to making my
I understand that a copy of the letter of intent will be
provided to the housing service office representative.
I understand that I must complete the set aside
application, which includes an initiation of an allotment in the
government housing office. (DD-2258 Start/Stop Allotments attached)
I understand that I must contact the property
management office, for an initial inspection prior to moving in.
I understand that I must contact with the property
management office, for final inspection prior to moving out.
Each property management office will have their policies,
ordinances, and or regulations. It is my responsibility to inquire and
Upon my decision to vacate the property, I will notify and
clear through the Government Housing Office prior to initiating a
stoppage of allotment of payment to the rental property.
Sixty days (60) prior to expiration of lease and terms, I
understand that I am required to provide to the rental property
manager advance notice in writing of my intent to renew or vacate the
I understand that if I fail to follow any of the above
instructions, my eligibility to participate in this program will be
revoked and any reduced rent, and or wavered fees will be owned at
SERVICE MEMBER’S SIGNATURE DATE
WITTNESSED BY SIGNATURE DATE
FORT MCPHERSON/GILLEM ARMY SET A-SIDE HOUSING PROGRAM
VERIFICATION OF ELIGILITY
Member is eligible for all available rentals on Set-Aside Program
that do not exceed monthly’s rent $________________.
I , SSN_____________________________.
hereby understand through my participation in the Fort
McPherson/Gillem Army Base Set-Aside Program that when I sign
a lease, it will be for a period of 12 months under the terms of
the Agreement between Fort McPherson / Gillem Base and the
approved landlord. In the event I receive a Government directed
move (i.e., PCS, early release, retirement, my lease may be
terminated with proper notice. I understand I maybe required
paying a liquidated damage (s) fee for early termination for other
than above reasons.
The conditions are no up front security deposits and other
deposits. I understand that I must execute an allotment to have
rental payments made directly to the landlord. I will not stop
the allotment until the rental agreement is fulfilled.
Service Member’s Signature Date
Housing Service Office Rep: Date
FORT MCPHERSON/GILLEM ARMY SET A-SIDE HOUSING PROGRAM
LETTER OF ELIGIBILITY
1. I, _____________________________________________________________.
SSN: ___________________________hereby understand through my
participation in the Fort McPherson / Gillem Army Set A-Side
Housing Program that when I sign a lease. It will be for a 12
month term as required by the Army’s Set-Aside Agreement and
2. It is my understanding that my lease may be terminated after giving
a proper 30day written Notice in the event that I receive a government
directed move, i.e., P.C.S, Retirement Military Separation, or TDY (for
a period in excess of three (3) months).
My expected Date of Separation:_______________________________________.
3. A condition for a waiver of the security deposit and other benefits.
I understand that I must execute an allotment to have rental payments
made directly to the management company.
4. I also understand that I am required to provide the apartment
community a 30 day written notice on my intent to vacate. I will also
provide the rental unit landlord with a forwarding address and /or new
duty station addresses with the submittal of vacate notice.
Service Member’s Signature:
SINGLE SOLDIERS (PVT-SGT) REQUIRE A STATEMENT OF
NON-AVAILABILTY OF QUARTERS PRIOR TO BEING GIVEN QUARTERS.
THE C.N.A. WILL BE ATTACHED.
HOUSING SERVICE OFFICE
FORT McPHERSON, GEORGIA 30330-1001
NAME OF SPONSOR (LAST,FIRST,MIDDLE):
SSN: _____________________RANK____________MARITAL SATUS_________SERVICE_________
LAST DUTY STATION/PHONE
LAST, FIRST, MIDDLE GENDER RELATIONSHIP
Signing this Set-aside application acknowledges that I intend to rent at
the complex from which the letter of intent is received, with the
conditions that is set by the guidelines and principles of the Set-A-Side
Program. Payments for rent will be established using the allotment
system. Allotment will be effective not later than the third month of
occupancy. All allotment transactions will be conducted thru the
Housing Referral Office at Ft. McPherson. I understand that failure to
comply with these requirements will result in the lease being converted
to a NON-SET-A-SIDE STATUS. When being converted to a non-set-a-
side status, I will be subjected to repayment of discounts that is
afforded to the set-a-side participants and any application fees.
APPLICANT’S SIGNATURE DATE
MEMORANDUM FOR: HOUSING SERVICE OFFICE
ATTN: SET A-SIDE COORDINATOR
1322 Cobb Street, SW
Fort McPherson, Ga. 30330-1075
(UNIT FIRST SERGEANT)
Fort McPherson, Ga. 30330-1001
SUBJECT: Army Set Aside Program.
1. The individual is assigned to:
Fort McPherson/Fort Gillem, Georgia, effective date
Permanent Change of Station Orders is not anticipated within the next
2. For the POC for this matter is
undersigned at (Duty Phone________________________________)
Signature Unit First Sergeant