Attention Section 8 applicants
Section 8 software is transitioning to a new software program 
Applications must be updated or you will be removed from the waiting list.
Below is the timeline of events:

Applicants will be notified by

  • Email

  • Phone

  • Public Notice

that they need to update their application

Applicants that have not updated their application will be sent mail informing them they need too.

They will be given a deadline of 12/31/2021.

Applicants who still have not updated their applications will be sent a final mailing. It will include a paper version of the application for them to complete and send back.

Any applicant that had mail returned to sender in the previous mailing will not be sent a second mailing. 

The transition to the new software is now complete.


Any applicant that failed to update their application will need to reapply.

October 2021

November 2021

December 2021

January 2022

Click here to download the update information form

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:

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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.