Caribou Housing Agency – Need Help Paying Your Monthly Rent?

Contact the Caribou Housing Agency about the Housing Choice Voucher (aka Section 8) Program. Eligible low-income families pay a portion of their monthly income towards a decent, safe and good quality rental from the landlord of their choice. Think you may be eligible, don’t delay, the Caribou waiting list is extremely short. Contact us or come see us today!

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Caribou Housing Agency, 25 High Street, Caribou ME  04736

Phone:  (207) 493-4234; Fax:  (207) 376-0178


Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm


All applicants must: be a citizen or non-eligible citizen with “eligible “ immigration status; be income eligible; be in good standing with federal housing programs; pass a criminal background check; and provide all required documentation.

Family Size & (Gross) Income Limit

  1. $23,600
  2. $26,950
  3. $30,300
  4. $33,650
  5. $36,350
  6. $39,050
  7. $41,750
  8. $44,450

Wintertime Parking

City Ordinance Chapter 12, Section 407 states: Parking is prohibited on any street in Caribou between the hours of 11:00pm and 6:00am from November 1 to May 1.

City Ordinance Chapter 12, Section 410 states: 2. Parking in public parking lots shall be as follows: a. From November 1 to May 1 overnight, 11:00pm to 6:00am, parking is allowed only in the North Downtown Mall Parking Lot along the retaining wall and in the Hatch Drive Parking Lot in the spaces along Hatch Drive. Overnight parking is not allowed in any other public parking spots.

Failure to abide by this ordinance will result in fines being issued and/or your vehicle being towed at your expense.

If you have questions on this please do not hesitate to contact the Caribou Police Department at 493-3301.

Thank you for your cooperation. Chief Michael Gahagan

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program

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

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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).


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.