Finding Help : Housing

A listing of housing agencies and directories to assist in finding independent-living apartments for seniors in age-restricted apartment complexes and communities.

For assisted living housing — i.e., housing communities that provide staffed assistance with daily living activities or nursing care services — look up our long-term care resources.

Click on the resource names listed below to view details and contact information

Avesta Housing

Affordable housing developer and manager of affordable apartments in southern Maine (mostly York and Cumberland counties, plus Livermore Falls), including many age-restricted units. Also operates the Inn at Village Square 37-bed assisted living facility in Gorham.

Mayflower Place Assisted Living Facility

35 one-bedroom assisted living apartments located in South Sanford, owned by the Sanford Housing Authority. Features a full kitchen with provision of three meals per day, housekeeping services, personal care services and 24-hour staffing. Medical services provided by Goodall Hospital and the State of Maine Dept. of Human Services.

Sanford Housing Authority

Manages public housing and Section 8 voucher programs for Sanford, Springvale and the surrounding towns of Alfred, Kennebunk, Lebanon, North Berwick, Wells, Shapleigh and Acton.

Properties include 114 units of age-restricted senior housing and the 35-unit Mayflower Place assisted living facility in Sanford (see link, above).

York Housing Authority

Manages 136 units of affordable senior housing in four properties.

Independent living with in-home services available as well as social programming.