638 Congress Street – Upcoming Affordable 1 or 2 bedrooms – Portland


Monthly rent: 1 Bedroom: $1,374/month; 2 Bedroom: $1,644/month

*We are not currently offering in-person showings of occupied units. For more information about this apartment please call our team.*

We are Pet Friendly!!  Dogs & Cats are welcome. The fees for each are as follows: Dogs $75 per month, Cats $50 per month, per pet. Maximum of 2 pets per apartment. All pets must be fully vaccinated and spayed/neutered. 

Apply for the wait list to live in the Lafayette building located in downtown Portland! The Lafayette is a low-income housing tax credit building with one and two bedroom apartments. The building features coin-op laundry, trash & recycling removal, and parking is available for $165/month. 

Applications/Forms can be found here: Lafayette Income Restricted Apartments – Port Property Completed applications can be sent over to lafayette@portproperty.com or dropped/sent to our office at 82 Hanover Street, suite #5.

*The Lafayette is part of the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. One year lease required. Income restrictions apply.*

Income limits apply:
Gross Annual Income MAY NOT EXCEED:

  • 1 Person – $54,060.00
  • 2 People – $61,740.00
  • 3 People – $69,480.00
  • 4 People – $77,160.00

Apartments are leased on a first come basis. This is not subsidized or student housing; however, we do accept housing vouchers. Income and assets will need to be verified for final approval. Apartments are part of the LIHTC program.


  • Coin-op laundry
  • Heat & hot water included
  • Off-street parking – $165/month
  • Gas heat
  • Electric range
  • Hardwood & tile floors

Neighborhood: The Lafayette has had a long and interesting history. It was built in 1903 as a luxury hotel. Years later, it was converted into studio, one and two-bedroom apartments. The Lafayette currently has 101 residential units and 9 commercial spaces. The building is a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) property with 76 dedicated income-restricted units. The Lafayette borders downtown and the West End making it perfect walking distance to local coffee shops, popular restaurants, hospitals, museums, music venues, and vintage stores.  

Our team’s office:  Located at 82 Hanover Street, Suite #5. Our portfolio manages several residential buildings, commercial spaces and parking lots within walking distance from Longfellow Square. Our office staff and maintenance teams are available to assist you during our business hours Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.    Call or email us! (207) 699-2209 | lafayette@portproperty.com 


Rental Policy |  Pet Policy | Rental Process 

Port Property is an equal opportunity housing provider and fully complies with the Federal Fair Housing Act, and state and local fair housing 

Amenities Included:

  • Elevator
  • Heat
  • Hot Water
  • Laundry - coin op
  • Parking
  • Trash Removal
  • Water/Sewer

Pet Friendly:

  • Dogs and Cats Welcome

638 Congress Street – Upcoming Affordable 1 or 2 bedrooms – Portland

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