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USCG ISC Alameda

Pacific Area and Defense Force West, Eleventh District, Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center Pacific (MIFCPAC), Sector San Francisco Prevention, Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center (former Training Team West), Maritime Safety Security Team 91105
Coast Guard Island, Alameda, CA 94501

On Base Housing

Base Alameda housing is offered in two local housing areas.
Alameda Housing Site – (510) 769-0831 – our largest San Francisco Bay Area local housing area, this 241-unit site contains 2, 3 and 4 bedroom townhomes, with a small number of single family homes typically reserved for special needs families. This local site is located approximately 5 miles from Coast Guard Island and located in the City of Alameda
Novato Housing Site – (415) 382-4244 – our North San Francisco Bay local housing area, this site contains sixty 2 & 4 bedroom apartments and thirty-three 3 & 4 bedroom single family homes. This North Bay site is located about 30 miles north of Coast Guard Island and is located in the City of Novato the former Hamilton Field AFB.


As a reminder, Coast Guard Housing is now mandatory for all orders issued on or after October 1, 2013. Assignments to housing units will be made based on family size where inventory permits, i.e. one bedroom per child. When possible, options will be given for housing assignments and we strive to accommodate housing site preferences, but please understand we must make housing assignments based on availability and work location.

Off Base Neighborhoods

Gold Coast – Alameda, CA
When it comes to Alameda, there’s Gold Coast, and then there’s everything else. It has the island’s finest homes, prettiest streets, nicest local parks, and largest lots. It’s in the center of the island and close to everything, but it’s genuinely a world of its own. One of the main advantages Gold Coast has is that it’s always been an affluent neighborhood.

The businesses below can assist you with finding a new house to call home.  Utilize their knowledge and expertise to make your PCS a little easier. 

Make sure to let the partners below know that you found them here at Report to Base so they know your move is time sensitive.



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