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Subsidy Standards

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25 High St
Caribou, Maine 04736
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E-mail: housing@cariboumaine.org

 


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SUBSIDY STANDARDS

Housing size subsidy standards determine the number of bedrooms needed for families of different sizes.  Caribou Housing Authority is legally required to give the family the smallest subsidy that they qualify for based on family size.   The family unit size number is entered on the voucher issued to the family.  The household member(s) will incur the additional cost for any bedroom(s) above the allocated unit size.

CHA does not determine where family members may sleep, or who shares a bedroom or other room in the home.

Determining Family Unit Size

Effective January 1, 2018, the subsidy standards are as follows:

  • One (1) room for every two people
  • Approved live-in aides qualify for one (1) additional room
  • An additional room may also be provided as a reasonable accommodation of a disability

 

UNIT SIZE

PERSONS IN HOUSEHOLD

 

Minimum

Maximum

Efficiency/Studio

 

1

 

2

1 Bedroom

 

1

 

4

2 Bedroom

 

3

 

6

3 Bedroom

 

5

 

8

4 Bedroom

 

7

 

10

5 Bedroom

 

9

 

12

6 Bedroom

 

11

 

14