Mount Desert Housing Authority

Maple Lane Apartments - No Mail Delivery
Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine
(207) 288-4770

Program Details

Mount Desert Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing Agency in Mount Desert, Maine.

Mount Desert Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The MDI and Ellsworth Housing Authorities (MDIEHA) are currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The MDIEHA handles five housing authorities:
1. Bar Harbor offers two communities dedicated to senior/disabled individuals, and one family community.
2. Southwest Harbor offers two communities dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.
3. Mount Desert offers one community dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.
4.Tremont offers one family community.
5. Ellsworth offers one community dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 207-288-4770 during normal office hours.
2. Visit the MDIEHA to pick up an application, located at P.O Box 28, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The MDIEHA does have a preference for local residents and veterans.

More information can be found by visiting the MEDIEHA website at www.emdiha.org, or by calling 207-288-4770 during normal office hours.


After applying, learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/12/2015.

About Mount Desert Housing Authority

More information about Mount Desert Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://emdiha.org/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/20/2018, it is not known if Mount Desert Housing Authority is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.