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2013 Overseas Housing Allowance
Utility Survey

This survey begins 15 April 2013, and is limited to the locations below. Any surveys completed before April 15, 2013 will not be accepted.

Countries Participating in this Survey:

  • Korea
  • Japan

About the Survey: This survey is used to measure utility/recurring maintenance and move-in expenses incurred by Uniformed Service members stationed overseas, who reside in private housing. This survey does not cover rental expenses. The data collected will assist in the determination of Oversea s Housing Allowances (OHA) paid to members in your country of assignment.

Authority: This survey is in accordance with 10 USC 136 and 37 USC 403(c).

Participation: Participation in this survey is voluntary. Failure to respond will not result in penalty to the respondent. However, maximum response is encouraged so that data will be representative of your country of assignment.

This data is instrumental in updating utility and move-in allowances for the Overseas Housing Program. Incomplete surveys cannot be used as this might result in underreporting utility/recurring maintenance. Your response will be treated as confidential. Only group statistics will be reported.

Instructions: To ensure that this survey results in valid utility allowances, please report all your utility expenses.

To prepare for the Utility Expenses portion of the survey, gather your actual bills or records of utility and recurring maintenance expenses for the last 12 months.

Estimated Time to Complete Survey: 30-35 minutes

OHA Survey


Text Box: Take the Survey

  Points of Contact

Country Point of Contact

Mr. Ron Stewart
DSN:  315-225-4634

SFC Ortiz Del Valle
DSN: 315-723-3165

Contact for Technical Difficulties

Mr. Joseph O’Connor
DSN: 312-372-1272
Commercial: 571-372-1272


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