Bath Housing Authority

80 Congress Avenue, Bath, ME, 04530
(207) 443-3116
Wait List Status

About Bath Housing Authority

The Bath Housing Authority is a non-profit agency concerned with providing Bath area residents with safe, attractive, efficient, and affordable housing.

BHA resources are used for administering the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, Elderly/Disabled Housing and Family Housing. Application preference is given to local residents.

Program Summary for Bath Housing Authority

Bath 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. Bath Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 97 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Bath Housing Authority administered a total of 134 Section 8 Vouchers. Bath Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Bath Housing Authority is located at 80 Congress Avenue, Bath, ME, 04530 and serves the city of Bath. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Bath Housing Authority at, (207) 443-3116 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Bath Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 1
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 134
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 97
Waiting list for the Bath Housing Authority is currently Open

2016 Income Limits for Sagadahoc 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 Sagadahoc County, ME:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $25,000
  • $28,600
  • $32,150
  • $35,700
  • $38,600
  • $41,450
  • $44,300
  • $47,150
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $15,000
  • $17,150
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $40,000
  • $45,700
  • $51,400
  • $57,100
  • $61,700
  • $66,250
  • $70,850
  • $75,400

2017 Fair Market Rents for Sagadahoc 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 Sagadahoc County, ME:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$588 $720 $831 $1129 $1246

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick ME N/A N/A Open 6.47 Miles Contact
Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston ME N/A N/A Open 22.9 Miles Contact
Auburn Housing Authority Auburn Housing Authority Auburn ME N/A N/A Open 23.41 Miles Contact
Augusta Housing Authority Augusta Housing Authority Augusta ME 214 78 Open 27.26 Miles Contact
Maine State Housing Authority Maine State Housing Authority Augusta ME N/A N/A Open 27.81 Miles Contact
Portland Housing Authority Portland Housing Authority Portland ME 1,914 1,008 Open 27.85 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

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

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Sagadahoc County Quick Facts

Population: 35,045
Persons Per Household: 2.32
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 15%
Homeownership Rate: 76.1%
Housing Units: 18,314
Yearly Income Per Person: $28,829
Median Household Income: $56,733