Homeowners

MaineHousing offers many programs to help with your home improvement needs by providing grants or low cost loans for health and safety related repairs and improvements ― repair or replace failed wells, make heating, electrical, or structural repairs and improve accessibility. MaineHousing also offers programs to make your home lead safe, or fund repairs if your home has been damaged in a declared natural disaster.

Programs


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    AccessAble Program 
    The AccessAble Home Tax Credit is a Maine income tax credit available to individuals who earn $55,000 or less for expenses paid for modifications to their residence to make it accessible for a person with a physical disability or physical hardship who lives or will live at the residence.
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    Home Accessibility and Repair Program
    MaineHousing's Home Accessibility and Repair Program provides help to low-income homeowners who cannot afford necessary home repairs.

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    Arsenic Abatement Program
    MaineHousing’s Arsenic Abatement Program provides grants to eligible single-family homeowners and landlords with private well water that shows evidence of high levels of arsenic contamination.

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    Pre-1976 Mobile Home Replacement Initiative

    MaineHousing’s Pre-1976 Mobile Home Replacement Initiative provides income-eligible Maine residents with an opportunity to replace the pre-1976 mobile home they own and occupy as their primary residence with a new ENERGY STAR ® certified manufactured home. 

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    Comfortably Home Program

    MaineHousing's Comfortably Home/Home Modification for Seniors seeks to extend the time income eligible older adults can stay safely in their home while improving health and safety outcomes.

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    Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant Program
    MaineHousing’s Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant Program provides 0% deferred, forgivable loans  to make lower-income homes lead safe. Making homes lead safe may involve paint removal or stabilization. It may also involve  window and door replacements. The entire amount of the loan is forgiven after 3 years, provided that the property isn’t refinanced or sold during that time, and in the case of rental property, that the units are kept affordable.

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    Weatherization
    MaineHousing’s Weatherization Program provides grants to low-income homeowners and renters to reduce energy costs by improving home energy efficiency. MaineHousing offers this program to consumers through Community Action Program agencies, who screen people for eligibility as part of the LIHEAP application process.

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    Central Heating Improvement Program
    MaineHousing’s Central Heating Improvement Program (CHIP) provides grants to repair or replace central heating systems that serve low-income households.

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    Disaster Assistance Loan Programs
    The Disaster Assistance Loan Programs offers low-interest rate home repair loans and home replacement mortgages to homeowners whose homes are damaged or destroyed in a declared natural disaster.

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