Maine (ME) has the
24th highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in Maine
$841 for a 2-bedroom apartment in
Aroostook County, ME
to $1,859 for a 2-bedroom unit in
Portland, ME HUD Metro FMR Area.
For FY 2023, the Portland, ME HUD Metro FMR Area (Cumberland County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,243 per month and $2,732 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 $1,045 per month.
Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in
Maine is around 1,340,198 people. So, there are around 201,030 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.