Mission: The mission of MaineHousing is to assist Maine people in obtaining and maintaining quality affordable housing and services suitable to their housing needs.
General Description of Services: MaineHousing is Maine’s leading provider of affordable housing resources, helping Mainers to obtain and maintain quality affordable housing. MaineHousing administers a number of federal housing-related programs, including the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program, the Section 8 Rental Assistance programs, the Emergency Solutions Grant Program, the Weatherization Program, the Low Income Emergency Assistance Program, and others. These programs reduce the costs associated with housing for Maine people.
Area Served: Statewide, covering cities and towns that do not have their own local housing authority
Elder Abuse Related Services: We fund or provide a number of services that support older adults and may help provide some financial support for key needs, including: community aging in place renovations, home repair, housing choice vouchers (formerly Section 8), subsidized housing, heating assistance and emergency heating help, energy assistance, weatherization services, and central heating improvement.
Contact Person: Lauren Bustard