Congress Square, located in Portland, ME, offers studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom units (some accessible units are available). It is a site-based section 8 and an affordable property with income restrictions. Rent is calculated at 30% of total Household income. The Eligibility program requirements are for the Elderly (62) and people with disabilities. It is a Smoke-Free building. Heat, water and electric are included. A/C’s need to be provided by the resident and will be installed by management only during the summer months June 1st – Sept 30th, at an additional surcharge of $15.00 per month, per a/c unit. One pet is allowed per unit with a pet deposit: Cat or Dog (dogs under 45 pounds), Birds, rodents or turtles are limited to one cage, fish are limited to a ten gallon tank.
Congress Square has a fulltime Resident Service Coordinator and a computer lab center. There is an onsite laundry (7) washers – $1.50 ($2.00 for the (2 ) larger washers), (10) dryers – $1.50. The laundry room has a TV and wireless internet in the laundry room, lobby and library is available. Also a large community room on our 6th floor.
Parking is not included as part of resident leases, there is a limited amount of spaces available. The building is an access secure building with security patrols conducted after hours and on the weekends.