Building Community Together


  • 2019 Community Solutions Grant - Walk In RFP Document Download
    MaineHousing’s 2019 Community Solutions Grant provides matching grants to municipalities that are taking a lead role in creating or preserving affordable housing in their communities. The grants are flexible and locally driven; each successful municipality determines how best to address their affordable housing needs.
    ** MaineHousing is not currently accepting applications for the 2019 Community Solutions Grant, we hope to reopen applications in the near future. Please continue to contact us with any questions or to discuss solutions to affordable housing.**

  • Local Housing Solutions Link Icon
    LocalHousingSolutions.org provides resources to help cities, towns and counties develop comprehensive and balanced local housing strategies that enhance affordability, protect low-income residents from displacement, and foster inclusive neighborhoods. The non-partisan site was developed through the National Community of Practice (CoP) on Local Housing Policy, a project of the NYU Furman Center and Abt Associates.

  • Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University Link Icon
    The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies helps leaders in government, business, and the civic sectors make decisions that effectively address the need of cities and communities.

  • Opportunity 360 Link Icon
    Opportunity 360 is a comprehensive approach to understanding and addressing community challenges by identifying pathways to greater opportunities using cross-sector data, community engagement and measurement tools. With this insight, partners in community development will be better positioned to make smart investments and create collaborative solutions that transform communities across the country.

  • Urban Institute Link Icon
    The Urban Institute is the trusted source for unbiased, authoritative insights that inform consequential choices about the well-being of people and places in the United States. They have two policy centers that focus on housing, Housing Finance Policy Center and Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center.

  • The White House – Housing Development Toolkit Link Icon
    This toolkit highlights actions that states and local jurisdictions have taken to promote healthy, responsive, affordable, high-opportunity housing markets.


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