Housing Authority City of Bangor
161 Davis Road
Bangor , Penobscot County , ME

207-942-6365

Waiting List Status: Closed

The Housing Authority City of Bangor Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.

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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)

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 $330.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Maine ranges from a low of $229.00 to a high of $384.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Housing Authority City of Bangor.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 1/4/12 Plan
2011 2/15/11 Plan
2010 5/7/10 Plan
2009 12/8/08 Plan
2008 12/27/07 Plan
2007 12/14/06 Plan
2006 12/6/05 Plan
2005 1/7/05 Plan
2004 2/13/04 Plan
2003 11/12/02 Plan
2002 6/25/02 Plan
2001 3/2/01 Plan
2000 6/2/00 Plan

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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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