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Affordable Housing In Kennebec County
Maine

41 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kennebec County

John Marvin Towers

38 Townsend St
Augusta, Maine
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oakview Apartments

62 Oak St.
Oakland, Maine
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Family & Senior

Gardiner Village

30 Adams St
Gardiner, Maine
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
Subsidized
62+

Birmingham Village

11 Birmingham Rd
Randolph, Maine
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
Subsidized
62+

Arch Beta

3 Gray Birch Dr
Augusta, Maine
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Seton Village

1 Carver St
Waterville, Maine
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chateau Cushnoc

36 Townsend St
Augusta, Maine
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Greentree Apartments

45 New England Rd
Augusta, Maine
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Windsor Heights

170 Windsor St
Randolph, Maine
Subsidized

Elm Street Group Home

14 Elm St
Augusta, Maine
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Kennebec County

Housing Authority Programs
Maine State Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Kennebec County

Housing Authority Programs
Waterville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Augusta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kennebec County, Maine

There are 41 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,842 affordable apartments for rent in Kennebec County, Maine.

Income Based Apartments in Kennebec County, Maine

Kennebec County features 1,531 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Kennebec County, Maine

There are 287 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kennebec County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kennebec County, Maine

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kennebec County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kennebec County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kennebec County, ME Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 41
Total Low Income Apartments 1,842
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,531
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.71%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $46,917 ±$1,596
Median Rent $691 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.95% ± 3.62pp
Total Population 121,112

Population and Household Demographics

Kennebec County is a County in Maine with a population of 121,112. There are 51,443 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 29.71% of households in Kennebec County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kennebec County

The median gross income for households in Kennebec County is $46,917 a year, or $3,910 a month. The median rent for the county is $691 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kennebec County, a household making less than $2,303 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Kennebec County.1

Area Median Income In Kennebec County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Kennebec County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,900

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Kennebec County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Kennebec County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800

Cities In Kennebec County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Listings Served By
Augusta 16 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Augusta is the Augusta Housing Authority.
Gardiner 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardiner is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Waterville 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waterville are the Waterville Housing Authority and Maine State Housing Authority.
Farmingdale 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farmingdale is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Winthrop 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winthrop is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Manchester 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manchester is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Windsor 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windsor is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Randolph 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Randolph is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Albion 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Albion is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Vassalboro 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vassalboro is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Winslow 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winslow is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Oakland 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Hallowell 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hallowell is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Monmouth 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monmouth is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Belgrade 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belgrade is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Benton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benton is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Chelsea 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chelsea is the Maine State Housing Authority.
China 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves China is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Clinton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clinton is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Fayette 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fayette is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Litchfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Litchfield is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Mount Vernon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Vernon is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Pittston 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pittston is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Readfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Readfield is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Rome 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rome is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Sidney 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sidney is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Unity UT 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Unity UT is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Vienna 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vienna is the Maine State Housing Authority.
Wayne 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wayne is the Maine State Housing Authority.
West Gardiner 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Gardiner is the Maine State Housing Authority.