Auburn Housing Authority

20 Great Falls Plaza, Auburn, ME, 04212
(207) 784-7351
Wait List Status

About Auburn Housing Authority

Additional Information

The application for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is now available online on the Website. You may also visit the site to print and email or fax the application to the office.

Mission Statement

The mission of Auburn Housing Authority is to develop, provide and assist decent, safe and affordable housing for lower income persons. The Authority shall strive to create opportunities for residents' self-sufficiency and economic independence, and shall assure fiscal integrity by all program participants.

Program Summary for Auburn Housing Authority

Auburn Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Auburn Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Auburn Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Auburn Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Auburn Housing Authority is located at 20 Great Falls Plaza, Auburn, ME, 04212 and serves the city of Auburn. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Auburn Housing Authority at, (207) 784-7351 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Auburn Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Auburn Housing Authority is currently Open

2016 Income Limits for Androscoggin County, ME

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Androscoggin County, ME:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $19,900
  • $22,750
  • $25,600
  • $28,400
  • $30,700
  • $32,950
  • $35,250
  • $37,500
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $11,950
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $35,250
  • $37,500
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $31,850
  • $36,400
  • $40,950
  • $45,450
  • $49,100
  • $52,750
  • $56,400
  • $60,000

2017 Fair Market Rents for Androscoggin County, ME

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Androscoggin County, ME:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$583 $660 $832 $1063 $1270

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston ME N/A N/A Open 0.55 Miles Contact
Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick ME N/A N/A Open 18.02 Miles Contact
Bath Housing Authority Bath Housing Authority Bath ME 134 97 Open 23.42 Miles Contact
Augusta Housing Authority Augusta Housing Authority Augusta ME 214 78 Open 26.33 Miles Contact
Maine State Housing Authority Maine State Housing Authority Augusta ME N/A N/A Open 26.71 Miles Contact
Westbrook Housing Westbrook Housing Westbrook ME 175 N/A Open 29.59 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Auburn Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Androscoggin County Quick Facts

Population: 107,440
Persons Per Household: 2.37
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 31.5%
Homeownership Rate: 64.6%
Housing Units: 48,956
Yearly Income Per Person: $24,442
Median Household Income: $44,921