Maine State Housing Authority

353 Water Street, Augusta, ME, 04330
(207) 626-4600



Kennebec County

Section 8 Voucher Wait List   Closed
  • logo
  • Starting: N/A

Description:

According to recently updated public information sources, this agency appears to have open waiting list. Please contact them directly to confirm the current status of their waiting lists for
Read More

Public Housing Wait List   Open
  • logo
  • Ending: N/A

Description:

According to recently updated public information sources, this agency appears to have open waiting list. Please contact them directly to confirm the current status of their waiting lists for
Read More

About Maine State Housing Authority

MaineHousing is an independent state agency that bridges public and private housing finance, combining them to benefit Maine.s low and moderate-income people. MaineHousing brings millions of new private and federal housing funds to invest in Maine to create safe, affordable, warm housing.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Maine State Housing Authority is to assist Maine people to obtain and maintain decent, safe, affordable housing and services suitable to their unique housing needs. In carrying out this mission, MaineHousing will provide leadership, maximize resources, and promote partnerships to develop and implement sound housing policy. MaineHousing works through its many private and public partners to provide programs and services that make decent, safe housing more affordable and accessible to Maine people. Over 90,000 Maine households will benefit from MaineHousing assistance this year. Our policies and priorities make the most of every dollar spent on affordable housing.

Program Summary for Maine State Housing Authority

Maine State 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. Maine State Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Maine State Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Maine State Housing Authority currently has Section 8 as its program type. Maine State Housing Authority is located at 353 Water Street, Augusta, ME, 04330 and serves the city of Augusta. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Maine State Housing Authority at, (207) 626-4600 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Maine State 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 Maine State 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
$0
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
Augusta Housing Authority Augusta Housing Authority Augusta ME 214 78 Open 0.55 Miles Contact
Waterville Housing Authority Waterville Housing Authority Waterville ME 100 40 Open 17.43 Miles Contact
Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston ME N/A N/A Open 26.35 Miles Contact
Auburn Housing Authority Auburn Housing Authority Auburn ME N/A N/A Open 26.71 Miles Contact
Bath Housing Authority Bath Housing Authority Bath ME 134 97 Open 27.81 Miles Contact
Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick ME N/A N/A Open 28.66 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Maine State Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
CALL
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

Contact Housing Agency


credit_banner
credit_insurance_banner

Affordability Calculator

Please enter your MONTHLY gross income

(income before taxes...numbers only)


You should not to be paying more than

$

on your rent mortgage each month Why ?

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