Westbrook Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program

Westbrook Housing Authority

 
General Information
Description of ServiceSection 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program provides rental assistance by subsidizing a portion of monthly rent and utilities and paying it directly to landlords; where utilities are not included in rent, the program may pay a larger portion of the rent so the tenant is able to cover utility payments; assistance provided is the difference between what the tenant pays toward rent and the cost of the rent.
LocationCumberland County
Geographical AreaBar Mills, Buxton, Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Falmouth, Gorham, Gray, North Yarmouth, Old Orchard, Portland, Scarborough, Sebago Lake, Standish, Steep Falls, Westbrook, Windham, Yarmouth.
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details.
Intake ProcedureCall, email or visit website for more information.
Intake RequirementsComplete an application.
Documents RequiredFamily income, assets, and family composition.
 
Client Information
Age GroupAdults
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish; interpreters available upon request.
EligibilityHousehold income restrictions apply and vary by location and family size; when awarding vouchers, Westbrook Housing Authority may have preferences and priorities based on administrative plan; local housing authorities (LHA) also have voucher programs; because waiting lists can be long, consumers are encouraged to apply to both MaineHousing's and LHA programs.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo Cost
Insurance AcceptedCash, Check
Payment NotesHousing subsidy is paid to landlord directly by Westbrook Housing Authority on behalf of participating family; family pays difference between actual rent and amount subsidized by the program; no cost to apply.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8a-4p
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 30 Liza Harmon Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Westbrook, ME 04092
Mailing Address 1 30 Liza Harmon Drive
Mailing City, State, Zip Westbrook, ME 04092
Main Phone 207-854-9779
Emergency/After Hours Phone 207-854-8202
Fax 207-854-0962
Service Location Email info@westbrookhousing.org
Web Address www.westbrookhousing.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Westbrook Housing Authority
Affiliated Program: Westbrook Housing Authority
This Service: Westbrook Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Housing Authorities (BH-8300.3000)
Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (BH-7000.4600-700)