Bangor Housing Authority

161 Davis Road, Bangor, ME, 04401
(207) 942-6365
Wait List Status
Open


Program Summary for Bangor Housing Authority

Bangor 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. Bangor Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Bangor Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Bangor Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Bangor Housing Authority is located at 161 Davis Road, Bangor, ME, 04401 and serves the city of Bangor. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Bangor Housing Authority at, (207) 942-6365 for more information about coverage area and program availability.



Mission Statement

Bangor Housing builds community - for its residents and for the neighborhoods of Bangor - through the provision of quality, affordable, environmentally responsible housing.

About Bangor Housing Authority

Bangor Housing is a quasi-governmental agency that provides housing opportunities for low to moderate income households. We accomplish this by operating a combination of 741 affordable and market rate apartments in 7 developments throughout Bangor and by administering the Housing Choice Voucher program in the City and the surrounding communities of Hermon, Glenburn, Hampden and Veazie.

Current Status Active
Size of Bangor 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 Bangor Housing Authority is currently Open


2016 Income Limits for Penobscot 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 Penobscot County, ME:

Median Income
$51,200
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $19,400
  • $22,150
  • $24,900
  • $27,650
  • $29,900
  • $32,100
  • $34,300
  • $36,500
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $11,880
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,100
  • $34,300
  • $36,500
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $31,000
  • $35,400
  • $39,850
  • $44,250
  • $47,800
  • $51,350
  • $54,900
  • $58,450

2017 Fair Market Rents for Penobscot 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 Penobscot County, ME:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$536 $573 $725 $907 $1019



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Brewer Housing Authority Brewer Housing Authority Brewer ME 133 154 Open 5.18 Miles Contact
Old Town Housing Authority Old Town Housing Authority Old Town ME 117 52 Open 10.08 Miles Contact
Tremont Housing Authority Tremont Housing Authority Bass Harbor ME N/A N/A Open 25.39 Miles Contact
Bar Harbor Housing Authority Bar Harbor Housing Authority Bar Harbor ME N/A 116 Open 43.68 Miles Contact
Ellsworth Housing Authority Ellsworth Housing Authority Bar Harbor ME 1,526 N/A Open 43.68 Miles Contact
Mount Desert Housing Authority Mount Desert Housing Authority Bar Harbor ME N/A 18 Open 43.68 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Bangor Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
567
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Penobscot County Quick Facts

Population: 153,414
Persons Per Household: 2.34
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 22.9%
Homeownership Rate: 66.9%
Housing Units: 73,907
Yearly Income Per Person: $23,895
Median Household Income: $43,734