The mission of MaineHousing is to assist Maine people in obtaining and maintaining quality affordable housing and services suitable to their housing needs.
Relationship to the Local Government: Independent Authority
Current Staff Size: 180Visit ME Housing's Website
MaineHousing is established
Broke ground on the Strawberry Bluffs Development
MaineHousing launched the Energy Conservation Loan Program
Creation of the Housing Opportunities for Maine Fund
Purchase Plus Improvement is added as an option to the First Time Homebuyer Program
The Gift of Green promotion from MaineHousing offers a grant of up to $5,000
The Community Aging in Place Program provides grant funding
Total Financing Provided
Rental Units Created Since 1969
Homeowners Served Since 1969
Data Source: NCSHA Factbook
First Home Loan Program
MaineHousing’s First Home Loan Program makes it easier and more affordable for Mainer’s to buy a home of your own by providing low fixed interest rate mortgages. There are options with little or no down payment required, and if cash is needed for closing costs, the program will also offer a down payment and closing cost assistance option called Advantage.
First Home Loans To Date: 57,286
“As we look back on our first 50 years, we are honored to continue the work of changing Mainers’ lives every day. We are grateful for the lessons we’ve learned and are eager to meet Maine’s affordable housing challenges head on. Our mission, values, staff and steadfast commitment to serving Mainers will take us well into the next 50 years as leaders in this work.”
The Sloma’s Getting Settled
A testimonial story of the Slomas’ journey from Alaska to a new Maine home with the help of MaineHousing First Home Loan.
Watch the Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QZKnEOCAXk
Reneé Puts Down Roots
Reneé and Tiahna’s story of putting down their roots with the help of a Maine hoMEworks Homebuyer Education Class and a MaineHousing First Home Loan.
Watch The Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQRD6NPCR58