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Section 8 Program

BangorHousing administers approximately 500 Section 8 vouchers in Bangor and the surrounding towns of Hermon, Hampden, Glenburn, and Veazie. The voucher program allows participants to choose where they live through the area served. Rent is broken down into two segments, the tenant portion and the BangorHousing portion. The tenant portion is 30% of adjusted monthly income and paid to the landlord directly from the tenant. The BangorHousing portion is the difference between the tenant portion and the Payment Standard and that amount is sent directly to the landlord. Currently, we work with over 150 private landlords that participate in the program.

Current payment standards:

Bedroom Size – Payment Standard

  • Zero (0)$633
  • One (1)$740
  • Two (2)$875
  • Three (3)$1,100
  • Four (4)$1,250

Current Utility Allowance Schedule:

BangorHousing 2018 Utility Allowance. Click to view larger version.

 

Section 8 Waiting Listing:

The Section 8 Waiting list is, and will remain, open. Applications may be submitted at: http://mainesection8centralwaitlist.org

If you do not have access to a computer, please call our office at (207) 942-6365 and request a paper application for you to fill out and return to:

BangorHousing
161 Davis Road, Bangor, Maine, 04401
 
Print Rental Survey

Please return completed survey to BangorHousing at 161 Davis Road, Bangor, Maine, 04401.