top of page

Section 8

What is Section 8 Housing?

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program provides rental assistance to income eligible tenants by subsidizing a portion of their monthly rents and paying it directly to their landlords.

Who is Eligible?

Eligibility for a housing voucher is determined by:

1) Total annual gross income. (Income limits vary by location and family size)

2) Family Size

3) Limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status

How to Apply?

There are a few different ways one can apply


1) Apply online.

2) Stop by the office.

3) Give us a call at 207.873.2155 and have an application mailed to you

For more information about Section 8:

click view more below

To download the Section 8 Participating Landlord list click below

Click below to download the Section 8 Application

Waterville Housing Authority has been awarded 15 Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV).


These EHVs are to assist individuals and families who are

  • experiencing homelessness;

  • at risk of experiencing homelessness;

  • fleeing, or attempting to flee,

  • domestic violence,

  • dating violence,

  • sexual assault,

  • stalking,

  • or human trafficking;

  • or were recently homeless

and for whom providing rental assistance will prevent the family’s homelessness or having high risk of housing instability.

These vouchers require a referral from a Continuum of Care agency.

bottom of page