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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in Maine:
$570 $646 $786 $1,009 $1,147
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

Maine (19) has the 43rd highest rent in the country out of 108 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in Maine ranges from $629 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Aroostook County, ME to $1,121 for a 2-bedroom unit in Portland, ME HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2011, the Portland, ME HUD Metro FMR Area (Cumberland County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $729 per month and $1,513 per month to rent a house or an apartment with 4 bedrooms. The average Fair Market Rent for a 2-bedroom home in Maine is $786 per month.

Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in Maine is around 91,395 people. So, there are around 13,709 people in Maine who could be receiving housing benefits from the HUD.

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What is Fair Market Rent?

Fair Market Rent is determined each fiscal year by the HUD and is used to set payment standards for federal housing assistance programs in Maine. Fair Market Rent is the 40th-percentile of typical rentals in a given region. Learn more

Maine Fair Market Rent Map

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Lookup FMR by Zip Code FHA Loan Limits in Maine
Change Year:
County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA Metro $451 $565 $691 $875 $969 23,203
Aroostook County, ME $426 $525 $629 $821 $905 277
Cumberland County, ME (part) HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $597 $713 $919 $1,097 $1,406 1,290
Portland, ME HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $729 $865 $1,121 $1,412 $1,513 9,068
Franklin County, ME $528 $570 $694 $829 $1,076 504
Hancock County, ME $577 $665 $774 $1,090 $1,122 230
Kennebec County, ME $457 $548 $682 $931 $994 1,946
Knox County, ME $523 $691 $789 $1,068 $1,232 1,271
Lincoln County, ME $631 $678 $818 $988 $1,018 675
Oxford County, ME $441 $586 $675 $899 $1,127 864
Penobscot County, ME (part) HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $559 $561 $674 $843 $1,033 816
Bangor, ME HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $548 $639 $815 $1,036 $1,170 31,473
Piscataquis County, ME $548 $625 $773 $981 $1,050 630
Sagadahoc County, ME HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $721 $722 $866 $1,045 $1,500 477
Somerset County, ME $439 $545 $646 $912 $967 2,583
Waldo County, ME $615 $660 $796 $976 $1,038 6,381
Washington County, ME $528 $571 $681 $844 $920 1,209
York County, ME (part) HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $659 $685 $871 $1,042 $1,138 2,145
York-Kittery-South Berwick, ME HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $847 $852 $1,022 $1,488 $1,622 6,353
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