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New Program to Help with Rent and Property Taxes

The old "Property Tax and Rent Refund Program" is repealed The old Property Tax and Rent Refund (or "Circuit Breaker") program is gone.  Under that  program, you could apply for help between August 1 and May 30 each year.  There will be no Circuit Breaker program after August 1, 2013. The new "Property Tax Fairness Credit" is enacted The Maine legislature has replaced the Circuit Breaker program with a new tax credit. It more...

Rights of Tenants: Discrimination

en español What is illegal discrimination? Landlords may not discriminate against you because of your: .pdf version race color sex sexual orientation physical or mental impairment religion an more...

Rights of Tenants: Rent

en español Should my landlord give me a receipt when I pay my rent? If you pay any of your rent in cash, the landlord must give you a receipt at the same time. The receipt must include: the date the amou more...

Rights of Tenants: Tips Before You Rent

en español   Tips Before You Rent .pdf version You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these documents. Go here if you need help. Read the lease or rental agreement carefully before more...

Sharciga Guri Kireeyaha Iyo Ka Kireeystaha (Landlord/Tenant Law Overview - Somali)

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