Maine Housing Guide




Access Maine
Lists of places to go for Housing for the disabled.
http://www.accessmaine.org/living_hous_general.htm

Alpha One Alpha One is a center for independent living that helps with home modification, accessibility, employment counseling, and other services to enable people to live independently.
http://www.alphaonenow.org/

The Aroostook County Action Program, Inc.
Works to enable the people of Aroostook to achieve greater economic independence and dignity, and provides leadership to the community in responding to changing human needs.
http://www.acap-me.org/Energy_and_Housing_Services/energy_and_housing_services.html

Bath-Brunswick List
Places to go in Bath - Brunswick Area.
http://www.curtislibrary.com/firstcall.htm#house

Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
CEI is a non-profit community development corporation that provides financial and technical assistance for development and expansion of housing and social services projects.
http://www.ceimaine.org

Community Concepts Inc.
Offers a variety of social services that promote self-sufficiency within the people of the communities of Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties of Maine.
http://www.community-concepts.org/housing/housing.htm

Kennebec Valley Community Action Program
KVCAP's Affordable Housing Program offers opportunities for first-time, low-income homebuyers and low-income homeowners. Programs include the Kennebec Valley Replacement Home Program, Affordable Housing Programs, Home Repair programs and Waterville's New Neighbor's Program.
http://www.kvcap.org

Maine State Housing Authority
http://www.mainehousing.org/

Maine Housing & Building Materials Exchange
To benefit low income families and the environment by providing new and re-useable building materials at an affordable price.
http://www.mainebme.org/

Maine's Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD is a Federal agency, has resources for Maine on this page. You might find their sections on grant announcements and rental assistance helpful.
http://www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm?state=me

MPower Adaptive Equipment Loan Program
This loan program provides assistance to individuals with disabilities for the purchase, construction or installation of any product or equipment that promotes mobility, or improves independence and quality of life.
http://www.alphaonenow.com

PROP
People's Regional Opportunity Program (PROP)is a community action agency committed to identifying and addressing social, economic, educational, and health needs existing in the 23 communities in Cumberland County, Maine.
http://www.propeople.org/links/homes.htm

Portland City Welfare
General Assistance Program - The City of Portland, Maine's General Assistance Program provides basic needs for eligible applicants in the areas of rent, medications, fuel, utilities and other services essential to maintaining individuals or families who are Portland residents.
http://www.portlandmaine.gov/hhs/ssgap.asp

Rural Community Action Ministry (RCAM)
Provides a wide variety of services to rural low-income elderly and youth in 13 rural towns in Androscoggin, Kennebec, and Oxford counties; homelessness prevention, homeless family emergency shelter, housing rehab, rural youth services, outreach to low income and elderly, and a hunger program with 14 food pantries and a summer gardening program.
http://www.rcam.net/

The Washington Hancock Community Agency
Is a non-profit, non-governmental, private corporation, and community action program, serving Washington and Hancock counties to promote self-sufficiency by helping income-eligible persons obtain essential services including transportation, housing, entrepreneurial support, and family services.
http://www.whcacap.org/

Westbrook Housing Authority
This is the housing authority for Westbrook, Maine. It assists individuals and families with affordable housing.
http://www.westbrookhousing.org/

Western Maine Community Action (WMCA)
Is a social service agency that has been providing services for over 35 years to people living in the Franklin, Androscoggin and Oxford counties of the western mountain region of Maine. The majority of our services are designed to assist low to moderate income people.
http://www.wmca.org/

York County Community Action Corporation (YCCAC)
Delivering a range of social service, health, and educational programs to York County individuals and families living in poverty.
http://www.yccac.org/pageshousing/Housing.htm

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
The U.S. Department of Justice provides free ADA materials.
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/publicat.htm

Fair Housing Act
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing on the basis of disability, as well as race, color, gender, and religion. It covers housing in the public and private sectors. Under the law, new multifamily housing must be able to be adapted for accessibility according to established guidelines.
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/housing/title8.htm

Department of Housing and Urban Development
http://www.hud.gov

US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
This link connects directly to HUD's disability page.
http://www.hud.gov/groups/disabilities.cfm

HUD'S LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT DATABASE
Connects to the HUD database. You can search for available low income housing.
http://lihtc.huduser.org





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