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Fair Housing: Frequently Asked Questions about Housing Protection for People with Disabilities and Their Families

What is illegal discrimination against persons with disabilities? Who is protected from discrimination against persons with disabilities? Which landlords are covered?
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Motels, Hotels and Rooming Houses

Although Maine law is fairly clear on many tenant issues (see Rights of Tenants in Maine), the laws are less clear about the rights of people who live in motels, hotels and rooming houses.
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How Much Heat and Other Basic Utilities Does My Landlord Have to Provide?

How much heat or other basic utilities does a landlord have to provide? If your landlord has agreed to provide heat or other basic utilities, they have broken the law if:
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Cadaaladda Guryaha: Xaqa Aad u Leedahay Guri Kireysasho ama Guri Iibsasho

Waa maxay macnaha "Cadaaladda Guryaha" (Fair Housing)? 
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Fair Housing (Russian)

В штате Мэн действует как закон штата, так и федеральный закон о «запрещении дискриминации при аренде и покупке жилья».
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Logement Equitable: Votre Droit à la Location ou à l'Achat d'une Maison

Que signifie "Logement Equitable"? Clic ici pour obtenir une version imprimeur-amicale de brochure de pdf.
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Sexual Harassment: Your Fair Housing Rights

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.
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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,...
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Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance (EA) is a program run by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). EA helps children and their families with some emergencies. The program does not cover all emergencies. You have to have children in your home, but you do not have to be on TANF, to get EA. If you qualify, EA will pay certain basic needs. For...

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