1. PHA awarded Mainstream Vouchers

    PHA was awarded 28 Mainstream Vouchers via a competitive Notice of Funding Availability to serve low-income households that include person(s) with disabilities. Qualified applicants will be selected from the current combined Maine HCV Section 8 Wait List. Read on...
  2. Discover EmPowerMe!

    Take the first step and invest in you! EmPowerMe provides pathways towards family stability, financial empowerment, and life coaching. Open to Public Housing residents and Housing Choice Voucher holders, Services available by appointment. Call 221-8066. Read on...
  3. East Bayside Project: Demolition Completed

    The 58 Boyd Street Project continues to move forward as it demolished the former Kennedy Park office building and has begun the soil remediation process at the site. New building construction is expected to begin sometime in early May. Read on...
  4. Landlords Wanted!

    PHA is looking for landlords to participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Enjoy the benefits of market level payment standards, consistent rent payments, plus access to the Partner Portal site, which provides useful reporting tools and features. Read on for more details...


  1. April National Fair Housing Month Poster

    April is National Fair Housing Month

    National Fair Housing Month celebrates the Civil Rights Act of 1968, signed by President Lyndon Johnson on April 11, 1968.  Title VIII of the law is known as the Fair Housing Act. National campaign encourages events that raise awareness for fair housing rights in local communities across the country. Read on
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    Scholarship Opportunity

    Applications for the PHA Scholarship are now being accepted for PHA Public Housing Residents, HCV Voucher Holders, and their immediate family members.  Applications are due on May 15, 2019.  Please visit the scholarship page for more information and forms.  
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    Agency geographical area of coverage

    PHA administers HUD Public Housing and HCV Section 8 Housing Programs in the City of Portland, Maine; and surrounding communities within a 10 miles radius.  Read on