Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program

Caribou Municipal Building
25 High Street
Caribou, Maine 04736
Phone: (207) 493-4234
Fax: (207) 376-0178
E-mail: lplourde@cariboumaine.org

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FOSTER YOUTH TO INDEPENDENCE (FYI-TPV) VOUCHERS

Caribou Housing AGency is proud to announce that our agency is able to participate in the Foster Youth to Independence Tenant Protection Voucher program.

Foster Youth to Independence Tenant Protection Vouchers (FYI-TPV) allows for Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) to serve youth under the age of 25 with a history of child welfare involvement, for up to 36 months, with Foster Youth to Independence Tenant Protection Vouchers (FYI-TPV).

YOUTH ELIGIBILITY

A young person eligible to receive a FYI TPV under program must meet ALL of the following requirements:

1.) Has attained at least 18 years and not more than 24 years of age;

2.) Left foster care, or will leave foster care within 90 days, in accordance with a transition plan described in section 475(5)(H) of the Social Security Act at age 16 or older; and

3.) Is homeless or is at risk of becoming homeless.


A young person who meets the above requirements and is pregnant and parenting is also eligible as long as the children they are parenting
do not have an open child welfare case.