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One great place. Six great communities.

Great Lakes Family Housing offers the quality of living your family deserves and the pricing and flexibility your family needs. Located at Great Lakes Naval Station, minutes from Chicago, Great Lakes Family Housing is made up of six distinct, vibrant communities encompassing over 1,460 duplexes, triplexes, and single-family homes. 

Why choose Great Lakes?

Great Lakes Family Housing is managed by Hunt Military Communities, a national real estate services leader that has been providing Service Members and their families with expertly designed homes, fully developed communities, and exceptional management services for over 40 years.  We are pleased to offer housing to Active Duty Members, Target Tenants, Single Military, all branches of the services, Retirees, Contractors, Civil Service Members, and DoD Employees. Neighbors of all ages and interests enjoy the sense of community that comes from living amongst your peers. 

We take pride in serving families just like yours and strive to make the move-in process as streamlined as possible. That is why we offer a payment in arrears structure, meaning there’s no up-front rent costs or deposits for Active Duty Members.

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Housing Features:

  •  On-site maintenance
  •  Professional landscaping
  •  Garage
  •  Central heat and air
  •  Washer/dryer hookups
  •  Range, refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal

Community Amenities:

  •  Access to top-rated public and private schools
  •  Walkable, quiet neighborhoods close to walking paths, parks, playgrounds, open spaces, picnic areas, Lake Michigan, fitness centers, community centers, sports courts, NEX Mini-Mart and gas station, youth and child development centers and Forrestal Element
  •  Easy access to exciting downtown Chicago, with world-class entertainment, dining, shopping, universities, museums, cultural events and plenty of natural beauty
  •  Access to Base amenities
*Active Duty Military only

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Who can live at Great Lakes?

Who can live at Great Lakes Family Housing?
Great Lakes Family Housing is dedicated to the success and growth of our military-civilian communities. Our properties are available for:

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