Senate overrides LePage veto on senior housing bonds

June 7, 2017 By Scott Thistle Press Herald Sen. Roger Katz's bill forces the governor to sign off on voter-approved money to build affordable elderly housing. AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted 26-9 Wednesday to override a Gov. Paul LePage veto of a bill that would...

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Housing Projects Hit Funding Snag

January 29, 2017 By Kathryn Skelton Lewiston Sun Journal President's corporate tax-cut talk leaves developers short of funds   LEWISTON — Nathan Szanton has big, $12-million plans to fill a 175-foot, ugly, empty stretch of Lisbon Street with 63 sharp, modern...

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MaineHousing awards tax credits to six projects

December 23, 2016 Mainebiz MaineHousing will be distributing more than $3 million in 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits to six development projects that received the highest number of points under the Qualified Allocation Plan scoring system.   The projects will...

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Housing tops House Speaker Eves’ ideas to help elders

November 30, 2016 By Scott Thistle Portland Press Herald AUGUSTA — Outgoing Speaker of the House Mark Eves on Wednesday called on Gov. Paul LePage to release voter-approved bond money earmarked for senior housing and offered other ideas for improving the fortunes of...

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Our View: Senior housing needs more than maintenance

November 28, 2016 By The Editorial Board Portland Press Herald A group of retired volunteers at Habitat for Humanity have for two years been offering their services – for free – to midcoast seniors, calling themselves the Harpswell Aging at Home team. In all,...

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