Fort Cumberland Homes
Fort Cumberland Homes was constructed and opened in October 1952 with regular modernization, improvements and energy efficiency improvements made to ensure that the Housing Authority continues to offer quality housing units that will meet the needs of the residents of Cumberland for many years to come.
This is a family development which provides high quality, safe, and affordable housing to families in need of affordable housing. Fort Cumberland Homes consists of: 47 - 2 bedroom townhomes; 30 - 3 bedroom townhomes; and 3 - 4 bedroom townhomes.
Fort Cumberland Homes has a portion of the development which is a Non Smoking Community and does not permit smoking in those rental units nor on the grounds. The entire community is well lighted with a survielance system in place and a security patrol. Fenced in yards and exterior storage units are supplied as well as off street parking and a play area for kids. Resident Services are offered and provide a variety of social and economic related programs for adults and children to assist in improving a families conditions. This community is within walking distance of downtown Cumberland.
The 80 townhouse style homes are expected to receive a major modernization over the next 10 years as part of an integrated neighborhood revitalization project.