Lisbon, Maine Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 68 income based apartments in Lisbon where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 110 affordable apartments in Lisbon that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lisbon, Maine

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Lisbon. Go to the Maine Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Lisbon.

Woodside Apartments

385 A Lisbon Rd
Lisbon, Maine
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
Rent Assisted
62+
Affordable

Farwell Mills I

244 Lisbon St.
Lisbon, Maine
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Farwell Mills II

244 Lisbon St
Lisbon, Maine
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Lisbon Senior Village

9 Gartley St
Lisbon, Maine
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Heritage Knoll Apartments

16 Upland Rd
Lisbon, Maine
Call For Rent
2 BR
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Lisbon

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Lisbon, Maine Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lisbon, Maine

Lisbon features 68 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 Lisbon, Maine

There are 110 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lisbon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lisbon, Maine

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lisbon landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Lisbon.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lisbon, Maine for a two-bedroom apartment is between $954 and $1,166.

2023 Lisbon, Maine Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Lisbon, Maine Fair Market Rent $747 $834 $1,060 $1,393 $1,576
Lisbon, Maine Payment Standard Range $672 to $822 $751 to $917 $954 to $1,166 $1,254 to $1,532 $1,418 to $1,734

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lisbon, ME Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 178
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 68
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Lisbon is a city in Androscoggin County, Maine with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Lisbon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lisbon

The median gross income for households in Lisbon is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Lisbon

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Lisbon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Androscoggin County.

In Lisbon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,600

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 Lisbon

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 Lisbon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lisbon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lisbon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lisbon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100