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How Much Heat and Other Basic Utilities Does My Landlord Have to Provide?

Important Resources to Prevent Eviction Getting evicted? Worried you might be soon?
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Sexual Harassment: Your Fair Housing Rights

Is sexual harassment covered under the Maine Human Rights Act? The Maine Human Rights Act bans harassment based on:
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Fair Housing: Your Right To Rent or Own a Home

What does "Fair Housing" mean? In Maine we have both state and federal “fair housing” laws. They say that a landlord cannot refuse to rent to you, and a seller cannot treat you differently, because of your: -race -color -national origin -ancestry (where you or your family came from)...
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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,… More
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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
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Are You Leaving Money on the Table? A Guide to Maine Tax Credits and Benefits

It is not easy to balance a household budget when you have a low income. But you can supplement your income by claiming all of the benefits and supports you have the right to claim. Here is a checklist. Make sure you are not leaving money on the table!
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Hoteles, moteles y pensiones

Recursos importantes para prevenir el desalojo ¿Van a desalojarlo? ¿Le preocupa que pueda ser desalojado pronto?
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Cómo asegurar que se reembolse su depósito de seguridad (Security Deposit Return in Spanish)

Información sobre como asegurar que el dueño de su apartamento devuelva su depósito de seguridad y que puede hacer si no le reembolsa el depósito.
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Droits des locataires du Maine: Expulsion

Introduction Cet article répond à certaines questions courantes que se posent les locataires de l’état du Maine au sujet de leurs droits. Chaque état a des lois différentes pour protéger les locataires - cet article ne couvre que la loi de l'état du Maine.
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Motels, hôtels et pensions

Motels, hôtels et pensions (French) Êtes-vous en train de vous faire expulser ? Craignez-vous de vous faire bientôt expulser ? Pour en savoir plus sur vos droits en cas d’expulsion, assistez à une séance virtuelle d'information en direct avec un avocat de la PTLA tous les mardis à 9h.