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Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE)
Frequently Asked Questions
Updated: 28 January 2020

See JTR, Section 0506 for specific information and regulatory guidance on Temporary Lodging Expense

1. What is Temporary Lodging Expense?
2. How is Temporary Lodging Expense calculated?
3. How long may a Service member be authorized Temporary Lodging Expense
4. How much Temporary Lodging Expense may a Service member receive per day?
5. Does Temporary Lodging Expense reimbursement require lodging receipts?
6. May a Service member receive Temporary Lodging Expense and per diem for PCS travel time on the same day?
7. What is temporary lodging?
8. Where must temporary lodging be located?
9. Is a Service member required to use available Government quarters to receive Temporary Lodging Expense?
10. What is the Temporary Lodging Expense allowance for an acquired dependent traveling to the current PDS?
11. May a Service member assigned to family-type Government quarters receive Temporary Lodging Expense?
12. May a Service member receive Temporary Lodging Expense while staying with friends or relatives
13. May a Service member receive Temporary Lodging Expense for the first or last PCS?
14. May a Service member receive Temporary Lodging Expense and the Service member’s spouse receive Temporary Quarters Subsistence Expense (TQSE) Allowance at the same time?
15. How is Temporary Lodging Expense calculated if a Service member is married to a Service member?

 

     
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