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Service and Assistance Animals in Maine: What's the difference, and what are my rights?

Introduction If you have a disability, and you have an animal that helps you with that disability, you may have the right to bring that animal into places where you wouldn’t be allowed to bring a pet.  
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Student Loan Project

Welcome to PTLA’s Student Loan Project! We provide free legal services to student loan borrowers. We help people with:
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Land Installment Contracts, Options to Buy, and Rent-to-Own Agreements in Maine

Introduction  Understanding the kind of purchase agreement you have when you are trying to buy land or a home is very important. Often when people buy land or land and a house (sometimes called 'real property') they take out a mortgage or loan and are given the deed to the property when they buy it, and before they move in.
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Maine State Housing Authority Emergency Rental Assistance Program FAQ

Maine State Housing Authority’s Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program provided money to help renters pay for rent, electric bills, or other expenses to help avoid homelessness.  Right now, Maine State Housing Authority is not accepting applications for ERA as of September 30, 2022. This means you cannot apply for ERA with MSHA or any other… More
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Portland Maine Landlord Tenant Rules - December 2020

Important Resources to Prevent Eviction Getting evicted? Worried you might be soon?
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COVID-19 & Rights of Maine Renters: CDC Eviction Ban Struck Down

The CDC issued an order banning some evictions. This order has been struck down by the Supreme Court. Learn how you can protect your housing.
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Maine Zoom Mediation in Family Matters

Posted and up-to-date 8/2022
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COVID-19 Federal Stimulus Checks FAQ

Published and up-to-date as of July 2022.    
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COVID-19 Maine Eviction & Rental Housing FAQ

Important Resources to Prevent Eviction Getting evicted? Worried you might be soon?