More affordable housing coming to Maine
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - More affordable housing is coming to Maine after a gift from the federal government.
Western Maine Community Action announced on Monday $7 million in grant funding from the American Rescue Plan.
It’s the largest gift in a series of statewide funding that includes Bangor and Kittery.
Seventy-four new units will be created, plus a new non-congregate shelter space in Farmington.
WMCA hopes to acquire properties within walking or biking distance of services and employment opportunities.
They’re aiming to house people by fall 2023.
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