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Senator Collins Announces More Than $1.4 Million for Maine Housing Authorities

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that five housing authorities in Maine will receive a total of $1,480,872 through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Mainstream Voucher Program.


“Maine’s housing authorities provide vital support to individuals and families with disabilities,” said Senator Collins.  “As the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, I am committed to providing the resources to meet the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors.”


The funding will be allocated as follows:


·         Presque Isle Housing Authority will receive $205,325.

·         Lewiston Housing Authority will receive $452,781.

·         Brunswick Housing Authority will receive $132,348.

·         The Housing Authority of the City of Westbrook will receive $407,218.

·         Biddeford Housing Authority will receive $283,200.


As the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Committee, Senator Collins has worked hard to preserve and modernize affordable housing units across the State of Maine. 


HUD provides Mainstream vouchers to Public Housing Authorities for the development, financing, and modernization of Public Housing properties and to assist non-elderly persons with disabilities.