Subsidized Housing

Subsidized Independent Living Apartments in Portland, ME

The Park Danforth is proud to offer an array of housing options, including 70 apartments that offer Section 8 rental assistance to those 62 and older, as well as to those under the age of 62 with mobility and other disablities that can be supported by the special design features of certain apartments. Those applying for these Section 8 apartments will be age-eligible and have incomes that meet certain federal guidelines. Individuals interested in learning more about eligibility should contact Whitney Beck, Admissions Coordinator at 207-797-7710.

Apartment Features:

  • Both 1 bedroom and studios apartments available
  • Full size kitchen appliances
  • Utilities included (except phone, internet & cable)
  • Free parking & snow removal
  • Maintenance

The campus is located on two main METRO routes (Forest Avenue and Stevens Avenue), and features the Main Dining Room and the Bistro. Residents may shop for a limited supply of groceries and household items in our resident store, the "Main Street Market", access hair and nail services in the salon, enjoy a movie in the theater, or spend time in one of our many outdoor areas including the Rooftop Deck. For those who need a bit of extra support, housekeeping and personal support services are available.

Rent Includes:

  • Easy access to public transportation
  • 24/7 emergency services
  • Resident services
  • Life Enriching activities
  • Maintenance
  • Onsite parking

A one meal per day plan is a condition of occupancy in our subsidized apartments. See our Rates and Services page for meal plan rate.