Franklin Towers

Efficiency, one, and two-bedroom apartments

Drone photo of Franklin Towers High Rise from the East Bayside Neighborhood, surrounded by greeneryFranklin Towers is a 16-story high-rise apartment building located in Portland, Maine, at the corner of Franklin Street and Cumberland Avenue. Construction was completed in 1969 and is listed on Portland’s Historic Register.  Rising to a height of 175 feet (53 m), it is home to elderly and disabled people living in its 200 subsidized apartments.   Centrally located within the city, it is on a major bus line and is within walking distance to medical offices, restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.

These rentals are income-based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD.  There is a waiting list for these rentals.


  • Community Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Convenience Store
  • Social Worker
  • Greater Portland Health Clinic
  • Dental clinic
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Trash/Recycling Room
  • Elevators
  • Parking


211 Cumberland Avenue
Portland, ME 04101


Interested applicants should contact Portland Housing Authority 207-773-4753 for an application or click this button to apply:

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