Policy & Research
MaineHousing programs and resources - If you cannot afford to heat your home, pay electric bills, or would benefit from energy improvements such as additional insulation, a new heating system, or energy efficient appliances, help may be available from MaineHousing programs. Lower income households may qualify for heating assistance and energy improvements at no cost to them. Moderate-income households may qualify for low cost energy loans.
Other potential assistance - In some cases, other community resources may be available to help.
Do-it-yourself energy improvements - There are many things you can do to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Adding insulation and caulking around windows and doors are common examples. There are some great informational resources that can help you evaluate your home’s energy use and decide what home energy improvements make the most sense for you.