Lewiston Housing Authority

1 College Street, Lewiston, ME, 04240
(207) 783-1423



Androscoggin County

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About Lewiston Housing Authority

The Board works with the LHA staff to provide quality housing to low-income and elderly residents of Lewiston. Oversees operations at several housing units, coordinates residential programs, and works to establish a safe, healthy and clean living environment. Works to develop new locations for both housing and community services.


Program Summary for Lewiston Housing Authority

Lewiston 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. Lewiston Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Lewiston Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Lewiston Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Lewiston Housing Authority is located at 1 College Street, Lewiston, ME, 04240 and serves the city of Lewiston. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Lewiston Housing Authority at, (207) 783-1423 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


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


2017 Income Limits for Androscoggin 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 Androscoggin 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
  • $19,900
  • $22,750
  • $25,600
  • $28,400
  • $30,700
  • $32,950
  • $35,250
  • $37,500
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $11,950
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $35,250
  • $37,500
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $31,850
  • $36,400
  • $40,950
  • $45,450
  • $49,100
  • $52,750
  • $56,400
  • $60,000

2017 Fair Market Rents for Androscoggin 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 Androscoggin County, ME:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$583 $660 $832 $1063 $1270



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Auburn Housing Authority Auburn Housing Authority Auburn ME N/A N/A Open 0.55 Miles Contact
Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick Housing Authority Brunswick ME N/A N/A Open 17.54 Miles Contact
Bath Housing Authority Bath Housing Authority Bath ME 134 97 Open 22.9 Miles Contact
Augusta Housing Authority Augusta Housing Authority Augusta ME 214 78 Open 25.96 Miles Contact
Maine State Housing Authority Maine State Housing Authority Augusta ME N/A N/A Open 26.35 Miles Contact
Westbrook Housing Westbrook Housing Westbrook ME 175 N/A Open 29.56 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Lewiston Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
448
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Androscoggin County Quick Facts

Population: 107,440
Persons Per Household: 2.37
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 31.5%
Homeownership Rate: 64.6%
Housing Units: 48,956
Yearly Income Per Person: $24,442
Median Household Income: $44,921