Housing Authority City of Bangor
161 Davis Road, Bangor, Maine 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 Maine, 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 Maine.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Housing Authority City of Bangor scored an average of 95 points. The housing authority had a high score of 99 in 2006 and a low score of 89 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Maine is 83.73.

Housing Authority City of Bangor has an average score that is more than the average Maine housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

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)

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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