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Housing Choice Vouchers

Maine Housing explains how this major rental subsidy program works and where to apply. Most programs have waiting lists.

Section 8 Made Simple: A Guide To The Housing Choice Voucher Program

Easy-to-read overview of the largest rent subsidy program and how it works. Although this was written for tenants with disabilities, it provides useful information for anyone with a Section 8 housing voucher.

Subsidized Housing Listings

The Maine State Housing Authority lists subsidized housing by county.

Bridging Rental Assistance Program (BRAP)

Temporary subsidized housing for people with psychiatric disabilities.

Public Housing: Some Frequently Asked Questions

What about pets, guests, damage to apartment, criminal records, how to get into public housing, and more.

Shelter Plus Care

Provides rent subsidies and support services to people with disabilities, especially those with chronic mental illness, substance abuse issues, or HIV/AIDS.

USDA Rural Housing Service

Provides a number of homeownership programs, as well as programs for home renovation and repair. RHS also helps elderly, disabled, and low-income rural renters in multi-unit housing with rent subsidies.