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

Decide what you want to do. If you do not want to stay, but you need more time to move, call your landlord or the landlord’s attorney to see if you can settle the case. Your landlord must take several steps to legally evict you. These steps take a minimum of two weeks beyond the move-out date listed in the first notice. So, if you need more time, don't sell yourself short. If you are offering to save your landlord the expense of a court hearing by settling early, you should be able to get some extra time for that. Before you agree to a date, read more below under "What if I plan to move out but I need more time?"and "How much time do I have?" 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

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 Hillview in Lewiston. more...