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Somerset Place

5 Somerset St, Brewer, Maine 04412

Somerset Place is accepting applications for housing located at 5 Somerset Street, Brewer, Maine. This property features new affordable one bedroom apartments for those individuals who are 55 years of age or older. Some units will have handicap accessible features. The property includes an on-site community space, gym, performance art center, fully accessible laundry on each floor, on-site parking, with all units with infrastructure for high speed internet – a service free to residents. Rents are restricted by income. Income limits will apply. Rent includes heat, domestic hot water, sewer, water and high speed internet access.


Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
1 Bedroom (1/1) - Income Based

Somerset Place Details

  • 28 0 bedroom units.
  • Water and Sewer utilities included in rent
  • Heat utility included in rent
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

Property Amenities

  • High Speed Internet Access

Unit Amenities

  • Sewer Included
  • Water Included

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

Since this property has received funding in part through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, a certain number of units are set aside for lower income households. Households must earn either less than 50% or 60% of the area median income (depending on the set-aside option chosen by the property owner) to qualify for these units. Rents in these units are capped at a maximum of 30% of the set-aside area median income (adjusted for unit size). Some rental units in this property may not be subject to LIHTC and therefore have higher rents and no maximum household income requirement.

Somerset Place is managed by Housing Authority of the City of Brewer.

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