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COVID-19 & Rights of Maine Renters: CDC Eviction Ban FAQ

The CDC has issued an order banning many, but not all, evictions. This has been extended through June 30, 2021. Learn more about who this applies to, and how you can take action.
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COVID-19 Maine Eviction & Rental Housing FAQ

Posted and up-to-date as of 6/24/2021 - Check back soon for updates!   Need more information? Join us for our weekly online eviction information sessions - free to the public!
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Rights of Maine Renters: Subsidized Housing

What is "Subsidized Housing?" There are different kinds of subsidized housing. Some are public housing, and some aren't. If your rent goes by your income, your housing is “subsidized.”  This is true even if your house or apartment is owned by a person or company, and not the government.
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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.
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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… More

PTLA Eviction Information Sessions

Eviction Information Session Tuesdays, 9:00 am Every Tuesday (starting 9/29) at 9:00 am, Pine Tree hosts an information session about the eviction process in Maine. During the session, you can learn about: