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Living Quarters Allowance

The LQA rates are designed to cover substantially all of the average employee's costs for rent, heat, light, fuel, gas, electricity, water, taxes levied by the local government and required by law or custom to be paid by the lessee, insurance required by local law to be paid by the lessee, and agent's fee required by law or custom to be paid by lessee.

All LQA payments are to be made in biweekly installments based on annual local currency amounts and subject to the employee’s annual LQA maximum. Employees must submit an LQA reconciliation within 45 days after the first year of LQA.  Subsequent reconciliations are not required but may be requested by the employee or management.  Any changes in the employee’s status (grade, number of family members, etc.) must be reported to HROM within 30 days.

  • Submit the following completed documents to:  SMB HQMC HROM OVERSEAS 

  • SF-1190
  • Signed Lease
  • DSSR 130 Worksheet

HROM Overseas Specialist