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Posted on: March 5, 2021

21-22 CDBG Annual Allocation Committee Recommendations

The CDBG Annual Allocation Committee released its 2021-2022 funding recommendations on Friday, March 5th. Applicants will have until March 16th to file an appeal with the City Manager's office. The City Manager's recommendations will be released on Monday...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

MaineHousing Emergency Rent Relief Program to Open March 1, 2021

MaineHousing has announced the Emergency Rent Relief  Program will open March 1, 2021 at 12pm. Maine has $200 million in rent relief funds from the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program. This program will provide rental and utility relief p...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Council Limits Rental Housing Application Fees

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The Portland City Council approved a limitation on rental housing application fees during its August 3, 2020 meeting, which will be added to the City’s Code, Chapter 6, Buildings and Building Regulations, Section 223.1. The new ordinance prohibi...

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Housing and Community Development Updates
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Ten Mixed-Income Housing Projects Totaling Almost 900 Units Currently in Pipeline

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Ten Mixed-Income Housing Projects Totaling Almost 900 Units Currently in Pipeline

City has not stopped working to create more affordable housing opportunities in Portland

In light of recent calls for the creation of more affordable housing in Portland, the ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

City Makes $500,000 Available for Rent Assistance for Portlanders Affected by COVID-19

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In response to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the City of Portland will make available up to three months of rent, and up to $250 in utility assistance to alleviate the housing burden for low income households that have lo...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

City Manager Releases Recommendations for FY21 CDBG Allocations

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City Manager Jon Jennings released his recommendations to the City Council for FY21 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding today. More information is available on the City’s CDBG webpage. The City Council will hold two public hearings ...

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