Mainers Brave Long Waitlists for Housing Assistance

Mainers Brave Long Waitlists for Housing Assistance

August 9, 2018 Susan Sharon Maine Public It's late June, and Joy is packing up her family's belongings as her boyfriend carries furniture and other items out to a borrowed truck. He's taking it all to a rented storage unit. Joy and her three kids are being evicted...

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Gov. LePage wins bond fight, but Maine seniors will suffer

Gov. LePage wins bond fight, but Maine seniors will suffer

June 15, 2017 Portland Press Herald Editorial Board Congratulations go out to Gov. Le-Page for his victory, nearly two years in the making, over the forces that would provide safe, affordable housing for Maine senior citizens.   And what a victory it was. Despite...

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Senate overrides LePage veto on senior housing bonds

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

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

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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