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Posted on: July 1, 2020

RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

The City of Portland received funding from the federal government through the CARES Act to provide aid to those affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The City has created a rental assistance program and has partnered with The Opportunity Alliance to help rente...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

City Manager Releases Recommendations for FY21 CDBG Allocations

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City Manager Jon Jennings released his recommendations to the City Council for FY21 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding today. More information is available on the City’s CDBG webpage. The City Council will hold two public hearings ...

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Housing and Community Development Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Community Development Plan Website Launch!

Please follow the link below to the Housing and Community Development Community Development Plan website. The City of Portland receives and annual allocation from the Office of Housing and Urban Development. The funds go towards affordable housing and com...

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5 Year Community Development Plan Website Housing and Community Development Updates
Posted on: March 9, 2020

CDBG Annual Allocation Committee 20-21 Recommendations

CDBG Allocation Committee Scores

The CDBG Annual Allocation Committee has released its scores to 2020-2021 applicants. Applicants were notified of the committees recommendation on March 9th. Appeals must be filed the City Manager’s office by Apri...

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Housing and Community Development Updates
Posted on: September 20, 2018

UPDATE - MANDATORY CDBG APPLICANT MEETING

Our office has received many requests to change the date and time of the Mandatory Meeting for a variety of reasons. We are able to accommodate a time change, but due to limited large meeting space applicants will only have 4 weeks to complete their appli...

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Housing and Community Development Updates
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Workforce Housing Units in Portland For Sale & Rent

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Know someone looking to buy a home in Portland? Did you know the City’s Planning & Urban Development Department works with developers to make some of their new homes priced for average incomes? 

Right now there are three condominium units avai...

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Housing and Community Development Updates
Posted on: September 18, 2014

Sagamore Village Playground Ribbon-Cutting

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Mark Adelson from Portland Housing, Robert Clark from the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Maine, Councilor Ed Suslovic and Housing and Community Development staff Mary Davis and Amy Grommes Pulaski were on hand to celebrate with the residents of Sagamore...Read on...

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