The program launched this morning and is now capable of accepting applications.
To apply for assistance, visit Maine.gov/HomeAssist.
Frequently-asked questions about the program are available at https://www.maine.gov/pfr/consumercredit/homeowner_assistance_fund/faqs.html. They can also be found at the consumer application portal.
If you have questions not answered on our frequently-asked questions page, you can contact the Bureau through our website. https://www.maine.gov/pfr/consumercredit/homeowner_assistance_fund/questions.html
Nonprofits around the state are prepared to answer questions and assist with the application process.
For residents of Aroostook County – Aroostook County Action Program (207-764-3721)
Homeowners requiring legal assistance or who are facing imminent loss of their home may be provided with assistance by two legal aid organizations, Pine Tree Legal Assistance
, and Legal Services for the Elderly, under contracts with the bureau.
A general description of the program, including income guidelines, benefit limits and required documentation, is found. https://www.maine.gov/pfr/consumercredit/homeowner_assistance_fund.html