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Affordable Housing In Randolph
Kennebec County, Maine

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Randolph

Birmingham Village

11 Birmingham Rd
Randolph, Maine
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Windsor Heights

170 Windsor St
Randolph, Maine
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Housing Authorities that serve Randolph

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Randolph, Maine

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 80 affordable apartments for rent in Randolph, Maine.

Income Based Apartments in Randolph, Maine

Randolph features 56 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 Randolph, Maine

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Randolph.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Randolph, Maine

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Randolph landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Randolph.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Randolph, Maine for a two-bedroom apartment is between $719 and $879.

2020 Randolph, 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
Fair Market Rent $642 $650 $799 $1,042 $1,101
Payment Standard Range $578 to $706 $585 to $715 $719 to $879 $938 to $1,146 $991 to $1,211

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Randolph, ME Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.52%
Average Renter Household Size 1.72
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $45,896 ±$4,044
Median Rent $620 ±$135
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.61% ± 21.74pp
Total Population 1,792

Population and Household Demographics

Randolph is a city in Kennebec County, Maine with a population of 1,792. There are 796 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 28.52% of households in Randolph are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Randolph

The median gross income for households in Randolph is $45,896 a year, or $3,825 a month. The median rent for the city is $620 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Randolph, a household making less than $2,067 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Randolph.

Area Median Income In Randolph

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 Randolph, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kennebec County.

In Randolph, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,700

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 Randolph

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 Randolph

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,200 $33,950 $37,700 $40,750 $43,750 $46,750 $49,800
80% of Median $42,250 $48,250 $54,300 $60,300 $65,150 $69,950 $74,800 $79,600