Homebuyer and Homeowner Education
- Homebuyer Education Classes
Learn why a Homebuyer Education Class is an easy and inexpensive way to learn how to make smart decisions when buying your home.
- Mortgage Help (Preventing Foreclosure)
Learn what to do if you are having trouble with your mortgage payments.
- Predatory Lending
Learn what predatory lending is, how to avoid it, and what to do if you are the victim of a predatory lender.
- Mortgage Payment Calculator
Use the mortgage calculator to help estimate a monthly mortgage payment.
- "Not In My Back Yard" (NIMBY) Materials & Ads
Learn more about how two housing issues in Maine – sprawl and the “Not In MY Back Yard” (NIMBY) attitude – can contribute to the cost of housing. MaineHousing programs and policies address both of these housing problems.
Fair Housing Education
- Fair Housing & MaineHousing
You have a right to fair housing. Federal and State laws prohibit discrimination in the sale, rental, advertising or financing of housing on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or familial status. Learn more about your rights, how to file a complaint, and where to go for more information.
Rental Related Education
- Bed Bugs Fact Sheet
Information on preventing a bedbug infestation as well as landlord and tenant responsibilities related to bedbugs.
- Rental Housing Guide
For general information on how to apply for affordable rental housing in Maine and how to access other housing-related resources, see MaineHousing's Rental Housing Guide.
Energy Related Education
- I Need Help with Energy Costs
Have trouble coping with your rising energy costs? MaineHousing has setup a page with valuable links to resources that may be able to help you.
- Do-It-Yourself Energy Improvements
Learn how you could help lower your energy costs with a few Do-It-Yourself improvements to your home.
- Training materials for energy professionals
Learn from informational materials used to train energy auditors and insulation installers.