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April Newsletter ImageApril 2019 Newsletter
Release Date: April 20th, 2019
  • MaineHousing drops it's mortgage rate, April is Fair Housing Month, Facts & Figures, New Staff and more. 



Archived Newsletters

Newsletter 031419March 2019 Newsletter
Release Date: March 14th, 2019
  • MaineHousing celebrates 50th Anniversary in the Hall of Flags, Working towards a leaner HEAP Application process, Facts & Figures, New Staff and more. 
Newsletter 012019January 2019 Newsletter
Release Date: January 29th, 2019
  • Happy Holidays, STEP Vouchers transfer to the HCV department, First Home Loan Originations are up, A Conversation with Recovery House Providers, plus other news. 
Newsletter 122018 December 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: December 20th, 2018
  • Happy Holidays, STEP Vouchers transfer to the HCV department, First Home Loan Originations are up, A Conversation with Recovery House Providers, plus other news. 


Newsletter 112018 November 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: November 16th, 2018
  • 2018 Stephen B. Mooers Award, November Awareness, Tax Credit Funds Awarded, plus other news and more. 


Newsletter 102018 October 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: October 11th, 2018
  • Meet the new staff in Development, learn about the new affordable housing models MaineHousing is looking to demonstrate, the new Lead Paint Program starting in November and more. 
NewsletterAugust2018 August 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: August 28th, 2018
  • Development: Finishing touches are applied to Cabin in The Woods, Pre-Applications for  Low Income Housing Tax Credit program received;
  • Energy and Housing Services: Lead Hazard Reduction Program making great strides;
  • Homeownership: First Home Loan Program purchases and originations are up;
  • Plus more!


July 2018 NewsletterJuly 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: July 23rd, 2018
  • Director’s Office: MaineHousing played host to executive directors from other state housing agencies last week;
  • Development: Three multifamily housing development programs are underway; taking applications;
  • Energy and Housing Services: Lead remediation, arsenic abatement a big concern and a huge MaineHousing priority;
  • Homeownership: The new “11 Steps to Homeownership” helps homebuyers stay on course;
  • Plus more!


NewsletterJune2018June 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: June 22nd, 2018

June is National Homeownership Month and National Healthy Homes month; MaineHousing's Homeownership Department LEANS their document submission process and the 2017 Homeless Point In Time report is release.

NewsletterMay2018May 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: May 29th, 2018

MaineHousing-financed projects recognized among the top 10 notable projects in the state; Delinquency rate lowest in 20 years; new Opportunity Zones designated by the Governor; plus more!


Newsletter - March 2018 Cover ImageMarch 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: March 30th, 2018

MaineHousing Senior Director of Programs Dan Brennan is nominated for agency director; the federal budget increases funding for housing and heating; the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act is in April; 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits were awarded; plus more!


Newsletter 022018
February 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: February 26th, 2018

After more than six years as chairman of MaineHousing’s Board of Commissioners, Peter Anastos resigns his seat and thanks MaineHousing’s employees for their dedication to the agency’s mission. Board Vice Chairman Lincoln Merrill, Jr., is named chairman. Also, Low Income Housing Tax Credits updates plus housing affordability information


Newsletter 012018January 2018 Newsletter
Release Date: January 24th, 2018

MaineHousing monitored the federal government shutdown; Interim Director Peter Merrill receives MEREDA Founder’s Award; and agency recognizes three outstanding employees.


Newsletter 122017December Newsletter
Release Date: December 8th, 2017

MaineHousing Director: Congress should not eliminate proven affordable housing financing tools. While Congress debates whether to eliminate the private activity bonds and Low Income Housing Tax Credit programs, Director John Gallagher explains the important roles they have on Maine’s affordable housing industry, from development to first home loans, and what cutting them will do to Maine.


July/August 2017 Newsletter ScreenshotJuly/August 2017 Newsletter
Release Date: August 11th, 2017

In this edition: U.S. Senator Susan Collins to address attendees of the Maine Affordable Housing Conference, Single Loan Family Delinquency rate drops, Development programs help Maine Communities stay together, Continuum of Care merger, SMCC Property Management  class set to start September 12th and more.


  Post Purchase Newsletter

MaineHousing continues its relationships with First Home Loan customers after they've moved into their new homes by providing tips and advice through a newsletter. Our goal is to help them be successful homeowners!

 Mainely Landlords Newsletter

A newsletter for landlords with tenants who have Housing Choice Vouchers from MaineHousing.

 MaineHousing Virtual Press Kit

View the MaineHousing Virtual Press Kit to find more information on MaineHousing's programs, functions, funding sources, investments and more.

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