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There are 0 low-income apartments in Standish that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 25 low-income homes in Standish where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Westbrook Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Maine State Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Maine Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Standish.

Standish, Maine Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,330 and $1,626.

2023 Standish, 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
Standish, Maine Fair Market Rent $1,003 $1,123 $1,478 $1,863 $2,014
Standish, Maine Payment Standard Range $903 to $1,103 $1,011 to $1,235 $1,330 to $1,626 $1,677 to $2,049 $1,813 to $2,215

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Standish, ME Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 25
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 25
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.08%
Average Renter Household Size 1.71
Average Household Size 1.61
Median Household Income $38,477 ±$9,879
Median Rent $885 ±$719
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 14.55% ± 24.48pp
Total Population 393

Population and Household Demographics

Standish is a city in Cumberland County, Maine with a population of 393. There are 244 households in the city with an average household size of 1.61 persons. 45.08% of households in Standish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Standish

The median gross income for households in Standish is $38,477 a year, or $3,206 a month. The median rent for the city is $885 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Standish, a household making less than $2,950 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 14.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Standish.

Area Median Income In Standish

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 Standish, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cumberland County.

In Standish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $102,800

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 Standish

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 Standish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Standish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,500 $22,300 $25,100 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Standish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,550 $37,200 $41,850 $46,450 $50,200 $53,900 $57,600 $61,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Standish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,050 $59,450 $66,900 $74,300 $80,250 $86,200 $92,150 $98,100