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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Office Hours during Thanksgiving Week

To all our clients: PHA Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will be open regular office hours on Wednesday, November 27, the day before Thanksgiving. Have a safe and pleasant holiday.

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

"Thanksgiving" Blood Drive

Washington Gardens Site Signage

PHA is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 27 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Washington Gardens Community Center, located at 66 Pembroke Street in Portland, ME. Appointments can be scheduled online at the link below and enter sponsor keyword...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

PHA hires new Executive Director

Cheryl Sessions New PHA Executive Director

The Portland Housing Authority Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the hiring of Cheryl A. Sessions as the new Executive Director.  Ms. Sessions replaces Mark B. Adelson who had been Executive Director since 2010 and has been with the a...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Partnerships to End Veteran Homelessness

On August 15, 2019, partner agencies from Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont convened at the Northern New England Summit to End Veteran Homelessness with the purpose of sharing best practices and identify ways to better collaborate to end veteran homelessn...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

PHA to participate in HUD's new Housing Initiative

HUD Regional Administrator David Tille recently met with local Portland officials to discuss a new initiative targeting housing assistance to young adults who have aged out of the foster care system and are in extreme risk experiencing homelessness. &...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Discover EmPowerMe!

EmpowerMe New Logo

EmPowerMe provides pathways towards family stability, financial empowerment, and life coaching.  Services are available to Public Housing residents and Housing Choice Voucher holders. 

The program covers the life areas of family, money, c...

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