Housing Authority City of Bangor
161 Davis Road Bangor, ME 04401

207-942-6365

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority City of Bangor administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 562 affordable rental units. It also administers 445 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority City of Bangor is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority City of Bangor between Public Housing Units (56%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (44%) to that of all housing authorities in ME, Housing Authority City of Bangor has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in ME.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority City of Bangor manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 56. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority City of Bangor range from a high of 72 to a low of 40.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority City of Bangor portfolio is Nason Park Manor and the lowest scoring property is Capehart.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 50% of properties managed by Housing Authority City of Bangor have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Housing Authority City of Bangor owns and manages 562 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority City of Bangor is $352.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of ME ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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2

Public Housing Projects

562

Public Housing Units

445

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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