415-02: Temporary Living
Fiscal Operations Manual
Section 415: Relocation and Moving
Temporary living expenses are those incurred after the employee’s start date as a result of a temporary living arrangement prior to a permanent home being secured.
See FIS 415-04 Reimbursements for rates and receipt requirements. All temporary living expenses are taxable to the employee.
Allowable temporary living expenses include:
- Meals: reimbursed at OUS per diem rate, up to 45 days of meal and incidental expenses for the employee and any household members.
- Lodging: reimbursed up to OUS per diem rate, up to 45 days of lodging expenses for the employee and any household members.
- Commercial Lodging – reimbursed at actual cost up to OUS per diem, per lodging receipts
- Rental Property – Rental fee is prorated on an average daily amount over the 45 day timeframe.