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newsletter-092019September 2019 Newsletter
Release Date: September 27th, 2019
  • HEAP Program year begins, Youth Homelessness Award, Lead Program, RFP for Rural Housing, staff changes and more.



Archived Newsletters

newsletter-082019August 2019 Newsletter
Release Date: August 29th, 2019
  • Important changes to the Voucher Program, Energy & Housing Services Training dates, Building Our House of Lean, success stories, new employees and more.
Newsletter 072019July 2019 Newsletter
Release Date: July 22nd, 2019
  • First Home Loan interest rate reduced again, Jessica Bruder to speak at 2019 Maine Affordable Housing Conference, MaineHousing staff visits an inter-generational community model development and more.
Newsletter 062019June 2019 Newsletter
Release Date: June 24th, 2019
  • Revived Funding Program, New Interest Rate, and Point-in-Time Count Survey Released!
Newsletter 051019May 2019 Newsletter
Release Date: May 21st, 2019
  • Maine Cabin Masters, $3.5 million for weatherization, and our UMaine partnership.  We're working with UMaine students on affordable housing of the future.
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. 
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.



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