MaineHousing Press Releases
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
January 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.
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
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.
May 2017 Newsletter
Release Date: June 2nd, 2017
In this edition: An economic analysis shows how the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program boosts Maine’s economy, and that homeless numbers are down. Plus, find out more about a proposed change to the Homeless Solutions Rule; that applications are due for National Housing Trust Fund projects; and that funding is available under the Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program.
April 2017 Newsletter
Release Date: May 3rd, 2017
In this edition: On May 16, MaineHousing's Board of Commissioners will welcome three new members and say "welcome back" to one that has been reappointed. Also, our First Home Loan numbers are up 51%, and three Low Income Housing Tax Credit projects are progressing nicely.
March 2017 Newsletter
Release Date: February 29th, 2017
In this edition, MaineHousing discusses the importance of homeowners testing well water for arsenic and how our abatement program can help; announces that our First Home Loan numbers are higher this year’s first quarter than last year’s; plus showcases upcoming events.
February 2017 Newsletter
Release Date: February 28th, 2017
January 2017 Newsletter
Release Date: January 30th, 2017
December 2016 Newsletter
Release Date: December 21st, 2016
November 2016 Newsletter
Release Date: November 21st, 2016
October 2016 Newsletter
Release Date: October 24th, 2016
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