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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 06:42 AM
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A planned 300-unit off-post housing area for soldiers and their families in Htten a small farming village near the Grafenwhr Training Area has been put on hold after the company building the homes went out of business.


Housing project at Grafenwhr loses financing
By Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes
European edition, Friday, December 5, 2008

GRAFENWHR, Germany The world financial crisis is threatening planned off-post military housing for U.S. personnel at Grafenwhr.

The U.S. Army garrison in northern Bavaria has faced chronic housing shortages in recent years as it absorbed thousands of personnel including two infantry brigades with the closure of other bases in Germany.

Last year, newly arrived military families at Vilseck were stranded for months in hotel rooms due to a housing shortage. This summer, single soldiers at Grafenwhr were forced to double up in barracks rooms.

Thousands more soldiers and family members are expected in spring 2010 when units from the 172nd Infantry Brigade, which already has two battalions at Grafenwhr, relocate from Bamberg.

The Army plans to house many of the new arrivals in a 300-unit off-post housing area at Htton that was due to open next year.


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