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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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 create...

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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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