Voters approved a bond to construct affordable senior housing and weatherize existing housing stock. Gov. LePage refused to release the bond. Read about Gov. Mills releasing it.
Read about the bill that aims to spur the construction of affordable housing and protect affordable units in rural Maine where federal subsidies are set to expire.
Currently, municipalities enforce a patchwork of land use and zoning restrictions that hinder the development of new housing stock. By creating a statewide policy and incentivizing municipalities to adopt all of it (or portions), we can dissolve these barriers.