Augusta Housing Authority

33 Union St., Ste. 3, Augusta, ME, 04330
(207) 626-2357



Kennebec County

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About Augusta Housing Authority

The Augusta Housing Authority was created in 1979 to improve housing opportunities for low and moderate income families in the Augusta area. AHA serves the City of Augusta and towns within a ten mile radius including Chelsea, Coopers Mills, Gardiner, Manchester, Mt. Vernon, Pittston, Readfield, Vassalboro, Whitefield, Winslow, China, Belgrade, Farmingdale, Hallowell, Monmouth, Oakland, Randolph, Sidney, West Gardiner, Windsor and Winthrop.

To learn more about the Housing Choice Voucher Program, visit
www.augustahousing.org/programs/housing-choice


Program Summary for Augusta Housing Authority

Augusta 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. Augusta Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 78 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Augusta Housing Authority administered a total of 214 Section 8 Vouchers. Augusta Housing Authority currently has Section 8 as its program type. Augusta Housing Authority is located at 33 Union St., Ste. 3, Augusta, ME, 04330 and serves the city of Augusta. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Augusta Housing Authority at, (207) 626-2357 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Augusta Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 2
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 214
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 78
Waiting list for the Augusta Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Kennebec 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 Kennebec County, ME:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $20,750
  • $23,700
  • $26,650
  • $29,600
  • $32,000
  • $34,350
  • $36,750
  • $39,100
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $12,450
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $39,100
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $33,150
  • $37,900
  • $42,650
  • $47,350
  • $51,150
  • $54,950
  • $58,750
  • $62,550

2017 Fair Market Rents for Kennebec 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 Kennebec County, ME:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$656 $678 $844 $1105 $1179



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Maine State Housing Authority Maine State Housing Authority Augusta ME N/A N/A Open 0.56 Miles Contact
Waterville Housing Authority Waterville Housing Authority Waterville ME 100 40 Open 17.97 Miles Contact
Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston ME N/A N/A Open 25.96 Miles Contact
Auburn Housing Authority Auburn Housing Authority Auburn ME N/A N/A Open 26.33 Miles Contact
Bath Housing Authority Bath Housing Authority Bath ME 134 97 Open 27.26 Miles Contact
Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick ME N/A N/A Open 28.11 Miles Contact

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Augusta Housing Authority Program Type:
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Kennebec County Quick Facts

Population: 121,112
Persons Per Household: 2.29
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 21.2%
Homeownership Rate: 70.6%
Housing Units: 61,093
Yearly Income Per Person: $25,770
Median Household Income: $46,808