This year, you won’t have to worry about losing your benefits if you get a big tax refund. Starting in 2011, any tax refunds you get will not affect most public benefits, or how much you get!
Under the law passed in December 2010:
Listen to our podcast on harassment in rental housing! This podcast is about sexual harassment in rental housing and what to do if you believe that you have been harassed by your landlord, an employee of your landlord or another tenant.
LIHEAP funding continues to be lower than in previous years. 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.
Am I the victim of sexual harassment by my landlord or neighbor?
You are not alone. Sexual harassment by landlords or neighbors can make it hard to live in your home.
Under Maine and Federal law, sexual harassment is sex discrimination. Sex discrimination in housing is illegal.