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Rights of Tenants: Evictions

en español Can my landlord turn off my utilities or change the locks on my door or otherwise kick me out without first going to court? No. It is illegal for your landlord to throw you out by force. Your landlord must get a court order before he ev more...

What Can I Do if My Landlord is Trying to Evict Me?

What do I need to know? What should I do first? I am being evicted for not paying rent What does a landlord have to do to evict me? What if I want to move? How much time do I have to move? more...

Derechos del Inquilino: Víctimas de la Violencia Doméstica, Asalto Sexual y Acecho

en inglés     A partir del 15 de octubre del 2015, un inquilino de Maine que es víctima de violencia doméstica, asalto sexual o acoso sexual cuenta  con nuevas protecciones legales. En general, esta ley busca disminuir el impacto sobre las víctimas que son inquilinos, dándoles más opciones para manejar su vida diari more...

Public Housing: Some Frequently Asked Questions

Caution: This information applies to you only if you live in HUD-subsidized public housing. Examples in Maine are Cape Hart in Bangor, Kennedy Park in Portland, and Hillvi more...

Rights of Tenants: Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking

en español     Beginning October 15, 2015, a Maine tenant who is the victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking has new legal protections. Generally, this law is intended to lessen the impact on victims who are tenants by giving them more options around their living situations. More details b more...