Maine (ME) has the
25th highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in Maine
$714 for a 2-bedroom apartment in
Aroostook County, ME
to $1,516 for a 2-bedroom unit in
Portland, ME HUD Metro FMR Area.
For FY 2020, the Portland, ME HUD Metro FMR Area (Cumberland County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,072 per month and $2,413 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 $849 per month.
Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in
Maine is around 1,329,342 people. So, there are around 199,401 people in Maine who could be receiving housing benefits from the HUD.
Click on your region in the list below or on the map to see a more detailed break down of rental prices.
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.