Affordable Housing In Sagadahoc County
21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sagadahoc County
Housing Authorities that serve Sagadahoc County
|Maine State Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Sagadahoc County
|Bath Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sagadahoc County, Maine
There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 905 affordable apartments for rent in Sagadahoc County, Maine.
Income Based Apartments in Sagadahoc County, Maine
Sagadahoc County features 632 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 Sagadahoc County, Maine
There are 249 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sagadahoc County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sagadahoc County, Maine
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sagadahoc County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sagadahoc County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sagadahoc County, ME Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||21|
|Total Low Income Apartments||905|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||632|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.54%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.12|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Median Household Income||$53,298 ±$2,998|
|Median Rent||$793 ±$30|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.8% ± 6.18pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sagadahoc County is a County in Maine with a population of 35,092. There are 15,405 households in the county with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 24.54% of households in Sagadahoc County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sagadahoc County
The median gross income for households in Sagadahoc County is $53,298 a year, or $4,442 a month. The median rent for the county is $793 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sagadahoc County, a household making less than $2,643 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Sagadahoc County.1
Area Median Income In Sagadahoc 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 Sagadahoc County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,900
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 Sagadahoc 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 Sagadahoc County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,550||$17,750||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$25,900||$29,600||$33,300||$36,950||$39,950||$42,900||$45,850||$48,800|
|80% of Median||$41,400||$47,300||$53,200||$59,100||$63,850||$68,600||$73,300||$78,050|
Cities In Sagadahoc County
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|Bath||11||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bath is the Bath Housing Authority.|
|Bowdoinham||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bowdoinham is the Maine State Housing Authority.|
|West Bath||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Bath are the Bath Housing Authority and Maine State Housing Authority.|
|Richmond||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richmond is the Maine State Housing Authority.|
|Topsham||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Topsham is the Maine State Housing Authority.|
|Arrowsic||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Arrowsic are the Bath Housing Authority and Maine State Housing Authority.|
|Georgetown||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Georgetown are the Bath Housing Authority and Maine State Housing Authority.|
|Phippsburg||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Phippsburg are the Bath Housing Authority and Maine State Housing Authority.|
|Woolwich||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woolwich are the Bath Housing Authority and Maine State Housing Authority.|
|Bowdoin||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bowdoin is the Maine State Housing Authority.|
|Perkins UT||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perkins UT is the Maine State Housing Authority.|