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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Youth & Family Outreach and PHA Collaborate to Tackle “Twin Crises” of Housing & Childcare

From left to right: Michael Bourque, Annzarh Valentino, Camelia Babson-Haley, Cheryl Sessions

PORTLAND, Maine (September 8, 2021) – On Thursday, September 2, Youth & Family Outreach (YFO), the Portland Housing Authority (PHA) and distinguished guests gathered on the grounds of YFO to deliver an update on their partnership to develop ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

New Incentives to Encourage Landlord Participation in Housing Choice Voucher Program


PORTLAND, Maine (August 11, 2021) – The Portland Housing Authority (PHA) today announced its participation in the Landlord Participation Incentive Program (LPIP), a new statewide incentive program for landlords aimed at increasing the availabilit...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Sexual Harassment in Housing Initiative: Resources Available

HUD Sexual Harassment Flyer

The Sexual Harassment in Housing Initiative seeks to combat sexual harassment in housing. We encourage you to take the lead in raising awareness in your communities and neighborhoods and spread the word. 

Remember, sexual harassment is illegal and...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Updated PHA Regulatory Waivers due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Screenshot of Regulatory Waivers due to COVID-19

On May 4, 2021, HUD issued Notice PIH 2021-14 (the “Notice”), which updated  certain regulatory waivers and alternative requirements for, among other things, the Public Housing program and Housing Choice voucher (“HCV”) program due to the ongoing...

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