The Most Northeastern City in the United States.

Board of Commissioners

Caribou Municipal Building
25 High St
Caribou, Maine 04736
Phone: (207) 493-4234
Fax: (207) 376-0178

Section 8 Participants Needed for the Board of Commissioners!


The Caribou Housing Agency Board of Commissioners are nine volunteer members of the community who give their time to assist Caribou Housing with reaching its goals to provide affordable housing solutions and advocating for housing opportunities for the low -income community. 

Two of the nine members of the Board must be participants in the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program through the Caribou Housing Agency

What Do the Commissioners Do?

The Board of Commissioners responsibilities are:

  • Setting policies governing the operations of the Agency;
  • Charting the direction of current and future programs;
  • Review, approve and monitor budgets;
  • Overall, providing leadership and oversight that enables the Caribou Housing Agency to reach its goals and advance its mission.

When and Where are the Meetings?

The Board meets “as needed”.  When a meeting is scheduled, it will be held on either the second or fourth Monday of the month, at 6 PM in the Caribou City Council Chambers, 25 High Street.

Documents for the next Commissioner meeting will be posted no later than one week prior to the board meeting.  Postings can be found at the Caribou City office, the Caribou Housing Agency’s website ( and via Facebook (

How Can You Help?

Caribou Housing Agency has two (2) vacant seats on the Board that need to be filled by Section 8 Participants.

How can I Become a Commissioner?

Applicants must be receiving Section 8 Rental Assistance through the Caribou Housing Agency.  The Applicant does not need be the Head of Household; spouse and/or other adults are welcomed to apply, as long as the person is at least 18 years of age. 

Interested applications are asked to complete the  Application and to turn it into the Caribou Housing Agency by close of business on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.



City of Caribou Housing Authority