Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Standish, ME

Discover affordable housing in Standish where there are 1+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Stonecrest II Apartments

36 Annies Way, Standish, Maine 04084

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Standish, Maine

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Standish, Maine
$36.86/hour
$22.71 (+160%) more than Maine minimum wage and $29.61 (+408%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Standish, Maine Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Standish, Maine?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Standish, Maine.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Standish, Maine.

Go to the Maine Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Standish.

How many renters live in Standish, Maine?

The City of Standish has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 31.91 percent of the population living in Standish.

What is the rental market like in Standish, Maine?

There are an estimated housing units in the Standish area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Standish, Maine, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Standish?

The rental vacancy rate in Standish is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Standish for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Standish
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 23 22 0 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Standish

A large number of apartments in Standish have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Standish

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,035 to $2,251. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,035
One BR $1,162
Two BR $1,527
Three BR $1,904
Four BR $2,251
2024 Fair Market Rents in Standish, Maine

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Standish?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 23 100 percent
Two BR 22 100 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Standish, Maine

How many affordable rental units are in Standish?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Standish, Maine including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Standish, Maine

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Standish, Maine

Standish features 25 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 Standish, Maine

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Standish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Standish, Maine

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Standish, Maine for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,751 and $2,141.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.