Caribou Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Caribou, Maine.

Waiting List
Open Now: City of Caribou, Maine Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Open Now: City of Caribou, Maine Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Caribou Housing Authority (CHA) is accepting Section 8 Housing CHoice Voucher waiting list applications from the earliest confirmed open date of January 26, 2024, until further notice.

There are three ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Complete an application in person at the CHA office, located at 25 High St, Caribou, ME 04736.
  3. Call the CHA at 207-493-4234 to request an application be mailed to you.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in the City of Caribou.
  • Terminated from the HCV program due to insufficient funding.
  • Displaced by a natural disaster.
  • Displaced by Government action.
  • Victims of Domestic Violence.
  • Veterans
  • Disabled
  • FYI recipients who have successfully completed the FYI program and can demonstrate an ongoing need for assistance.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CHA Housing Choice Voucher page on February 2, 2024.

About The Agency

Caribou Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 193 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

25 High Street, Caribou, ME

Visit Website(207) 493-3324

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Caribou Housing Authority?

Caribou Housing Authority serves 167 low-income households. The agency manages 236 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Caribou Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 73 percent of households served by Caribou Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 96 percent of Caribou Housing Authority households.

How many Caribou Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 28 households and make up 17 percent of households served by Caribou Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Caribou Housing Authority?

There are 108 female-headed renter households living in Caribou Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 65% of those served by the Caribou Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Caribou Housing Authority renters?

Black 3
White 162

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Caribou Housing Authority?

There are 48 households headed by seniors served by the Caribou Housing Authority. Senior households are 29% of households in Caribou Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Caribou Housing Authority housing?

There are 71 persons with disabilities living in Caribou Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 43% of households served by the Caribou Housing Authority.