Van Buren Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Van Buren, Maine.

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Open Until Further Notice: Van Buren Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Van Buren Housing Authority (VBHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.The VBHA offers one public housing community with 90 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.To apply for public housing, you must call the VBHA at 207-868-5441 to schedule an appointment to fill out an application during normal office hours.Be sure to bring these documents with you to the appointment: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.The VBHA does have a preference for applicants that live and/or work in Van Buren.For more information, the VBHA can be reached by calling 207-868-5441 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Van Buren Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 191 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

130 Champlain Street, Van Buren, ME

(207) 868-5441

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 Van Buren Housing Authority?

Van Buren Housing Authority serves 146 low-income households. The agency manages 104 Housing Choice Vouchers and 81 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Van Buren Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 72 percent of households served by Van Buren Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Van Buren Housing Authority households.

How many Van Buren Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 23 households and make up 16 percent of households served by Van Buren Housing Authority.

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

There are 96 female-headed renter households living in Van Buren Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 66% of those served by the Van Buren Housing Authority.

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

Native American 1
White 145
Hispanic 1

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

There are 58 households headed by seniors served by the Van Buren Housing Authority. Senior households are 40% of households in Van Buren Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 55 persons with disabilities living in Van Buren Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 38% of households served by the Van Buren Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Van Buren Housing Authority?

The Van Buren Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Van Buren Housing Authority

Acadia Terrace

3 Acadia Ter, Van Buren, Maine 04785

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible