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Rights of Tenants: Unsafe or Unfit Housing

en español Does my landlord have to keep my home safe and in decent condition? What can I do if my home is not safe? Lead paint Bedbugs Mold Smoke alarms and carbon mono more...

Ce Que Votre Famille et Vous Devriez Savoir à Propos du Plomb

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Heating Assistance News

LIHEAP funding continues to be lower than in previous years (perhaps slightly higher than last year).  This will mean that more households will be turning to local heating assistance programs after their LIHEAP money runs out.  Here is a summary of the programs we know about - followed by information about how to access local programs.   NOTE: The Joe-4-Oi more...

How Much Heat and Other Basic Utilities Does My Landlord Have to Provide?

Are you having trouble getting your landlord to provide enough heat or other basic utilities? Here is what Maine law says. If your landlord has agreed to provide heat or other basic utilities, he has broken the law if:   The temperature in your house or apartment is so low that it "inj more...

Lead Hazard Control Program

MaineHousing offers up to $16,000 to eligible home owners and $100,000 to apartment building owners to get rid of lead hazards on their property. more...

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