Maine's Contact Administration Loan Program

The MaineHousing Contract Administration Loan Program ensures the preservation of affordability by permitting eligible owners of Section 8 properties with a project-based Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) contract funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and administered by MaineHousing to borrow funds for a number of purposes.

Eligible properties are those projects in the MaineHousing Contract Administration portfolio that have no current MaineHousing financing. Eligible uses of loan proceeds include funds for repayment of existing debt, capital improvements, rehabilitation work, energy efficiency upgrades, creation of new units, ownership transfers, and equity takeout.

In order to be eligible for a Contract Administration loan under the program, a borrower must have an existing Section 8 HAP Contract administered by MaineHousing in good standing and not currently have MaineHousing financing on the property.

Borrowers must be able to obtain an approved Previous Participation Certification (HUD Form 2530) from HUD. MaineHousing in its sole discretion may direct applicants to other financing programs, as it deems appropriate. MaineHousing will make the final determination regarding whether or not each borrower is eligible for the program.

Contributed By: 
National Housing Trust

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