Senator Collins Announces More Than $9,500,000 for Maine Housing Authorities

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that 19 Housing Authorities in Maine will receive a total of $9,529,501 through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Public Housing Capital Fund Program.

 

“Maine’s housing authorities provide a critical supply of affordable housing and an array of vital services to seniors, individuals with disabilities, and low-income individuals and families,” said Senator Collins. “As the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, I have worked diligently to ensure that housing authorities have the resources to meet the housing needs of our most vulnerable neighbors.  This funding will help Maine housing authorities preserve and modernize homes and meet the needs of the individuals and families who live in them.”

 

The funding will be allocated as follows:

 

  • Van Buren Housing Authority will receive $239,767
  • Fort Fairfield Housing Authority will receive $181,715
  • Portland Housing Authority will receive $2,481,393
  • Presque Isle Housing Authority will receive $502,270
  • Lewiston Housing Authority will receive $982,254
  • Brunswick Housing Authority will receive $438,463
  • Auburn Housing Authority will receive $373,273
  • Waterville Housing Authority will receive $528,890
  • Housing Authority City of Bangor will receive $1,487,378
  • Sanford Housing Authority will receive $279,990
  • Old Town Housing Authority will receive $184,020
  • Bath Housing Authority will receive $232,353
  • South Portland Housing Authority will receive $715,001
  • Brewer Housing Authority will receive $328,834
  • Southwest Harbor Housing Authority will receive $110,004
  • Bar Harbor Housing Authority will receive $262,459
  • Mount Desert Housing Authority will receive $38,513
  • Tremont Housing Authority will receive $47,281
  • Ellsworth Housing Authority will receive $115,643

 

HUD provides Public Housing Capital Fund Program grants to Public Housing Authorities annually for the development, financing, and modernization of Public Housing properties and for management improvements.