Installations Directorate

The Installations Directorate conducts the strategic acquisition, management, and disposal of Air Force real property. It implements the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations' land and facilities policies through a full suite of services, including appraisals, lease renewals, licenses, easements, title opinions, environmental cleanup and transfer of property impacted by Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) legislation, and other support services.


The directorate is led by a civilian in the Senior Executive Service and comprised of four divisions: Housing Portfolio Management, Real Property Management, Real Estate Development, and BRAC program management.

The Housing Portfolio Management Division is responsible for providing centralized comprehensive Air Force housing management of military family housing (MFH), unaccompanied housing, privatized housing (PH), leased housing, general officer quarters, housing referral and relocation services and furnishings management to meet the housing needs of both accompanied and unaccompanied Airmen at over 100 installations.  The division assists with review/validation of housing program financial data, i.e., installation execution plans and mid-year reviews while ensuring proper execution of Air Force MFH Appropriated Funds in accordance with AF policy.  The division establishes the processes, which align with HAF policy and guidance, to optimize resource advocacy and career field management and improve the communication flow to/from the installations to the various approval authority levels.  The PH branch works side-by-side with the AF’s 32 project owner entities to promote an Air Force-unique "sense of community" on 63 CONUS installations by building thriving housing communities for service members and their families.

The Real Property Management Division is responsible for execution and oversight of real property transactions, and manages all active duty and BRAC real estate actions. The division directly supports more than 160 Air Force installations worldwide and executes acquisitions and real estate grants such as licenses, leases, permits, easements and gifts. The division processes disposals, condemnations, Congressional Notifications, fair market value negotiations and other complex property transfers.  The division is responsible for the accountability of all Air Force real property assets and trains installations personnel in real property policy, processes and procedures.

The Real Estate Development Division is charged with identifying and developing real property value-based transactions.  The division forms long-term collaborative efforts with private industry to develop projects that provide economic benefit and foster stronger relations with local communities.  Responsibilities include utilities privatization, Enhanced Use Leases and Readiness Environmental Protection Integration (REPI).  The division also provides sustained, full-spectrum management of real property value-based portfolio projects at all levels, and ensures lease compliance for value-based transactions and project financials analysis and monitoring.

The BRAC Program Management Division is responsible for remediation and transfer of Air Force property affected by BRAC legislation, manages the disposal of Air Force property in accordance with BRAC law and the BRAC Master Plan to achieve early environmental remediation and early property disposal to return value to the Air Force and local communities. 

Current as of March 2018