Brunswick Housing Authority

12 Stone Street, Brunswick, ME, 04011
(207) 725-8711
Wait List Status

About Brunswick Housing Authority

Mission Statement

The mission of the Brunswick Housing Authority is to provide safe, quality and affordable housing for eligible persons in need of assistance, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, or disability, and to promote opportunities for the growth and development of residents as well as our community.

Program Summary for Brunswick Housing Authority

Brunswick 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. Brunswick Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Brunswick Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Brunswick Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Brunswick Housing Authority is located at 12 Stone Street, Brunswick, ME, 04011 and serves the city of Brunswick. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Brunswick Housing Authority at, (207) 725-8711 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

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

2016 Income Limits for Cumberland 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 Cumberland County, ME:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $25,150
  • $28,750
  • $32,350
  • $35,900
  • $38,800
  • $41,650
  • $44,550
  • $47,400
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $15,100
  • $17,250
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $40,250
  • $46,000
  • $51,750
  • $57,450
  • $62,050
  • $66,650
  • $71,250
  • $75,850

2017 Fair Market Rents for Cumberland 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 Cumberland County, ME:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$755 $851 $1078 $1454 $1579

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Bath Housing Authority Bath Housing Authority Bath ME 134 97 Open 6.47 Miles Contact
Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston Housing Authority Lewiston ME N/A N/A Open 17.54 Miles Contact
Auburn Housing Authority Auburn Housing Authority Auburn ME N/A N/A Open 18.01 Miles Contact
Portland Housing Authority Portland Housing Authority Portland ME 1,914 1,008 Open 23.52 Miles Contact
South Portland Housing Authority South Portland Housing Authority South Portland ME 389 346 Open 24.33 Miles Contact
Westbrook Housing Westbrook Housing Westbrook ME 175 N/A Open 25.03 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

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

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Cumberland County Quick Facts

Population: 287,797
Persons Per Household: 2.34
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 26.1%
Homeownership Rate: 68.2%
Housing Units: 139,165
Yearly Income Per Person: $32,880
Median Household Income: $57,461