Why So Many Poor Americans Don’t Get Help Paying For Housing

September 16, 2016 By Andrew Flowers FiveThirtyEight “In 2013, everything crumbled all at once,” Makera Meng said. She and her husband ran a business — an international grocery store — in South Portland, Maine, where they also owned a home. But that year, her mom died...
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The basic reason why there just isn’t enough decent housing for the poor

July 26, 2016 By Emily Badger Washington Post At the very bottom of the housing market, where families live on a fraction of what the typical American household makes, the math simply doesn’t add up. The market can serve up old homes, mobile homes, homes that...
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Advocates push for $15 million voter-approved senior housing bond

July 5, 2016 By Kelley Bouchard Portland Press Herald Gov. Paul LePage and his adversaries agree that the housing needs of Maine’s low-income seniors have fallen prey to politics, but some housing advocates are trying to work around the State House stalemate.  ...
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Upcoming Events

  1. MAHC Membership Meeting

    October 4
  2. 2016 Housing Policy Conference

    November 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Maine Affordable Housing Coalition

The Maine Affordable Housing Coalition is a diverse coalition of more than 125 public and private sector organizations, with a mission to raise public awareness and advance solutions that create and preserve affordable housing in Maine.

307 Cumberland Avenue

Portland , ME

Phone: (207) 245-3341

Email: gpayne@mainehousingcoalition.org