Waterville Housing Authority
88 Silver St.
Waterville, Kennebec County, ME

207-873-2155

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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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1

Public Housing Projects

194

Public Housing Units

394

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Waterville Housing Authority
88 Silver St.
Waterville, Kennebec County, ME

207-873-2155

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Waterville Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 194 affordable rental units. It also administers 394 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Waterville Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 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 Waterville Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (33%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (67%) to that of all housing authorities in Maine, Waterville Housing Authority 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, Waterville Housing Authority scored an average of 94 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 81 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Maine is 83.73.

Waterville Housing Authority 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.

Waterville Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 74. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Elm Towers has a passing score.

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