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Housing & Economic Development

Posted on: January 31, 2022

City & County Soliciting Feedback on Community Housing Needs

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On Tuesday, February 8, at 6:00 PM, the City of Portland and Cumberland County will co-host a public meeting to collect public feedback on reducing homelessness and increasing housing stability.

Cumberland County and the City of Portland have been awarded $3,500,000 in HOME-ARP funding to provide housing, rental assistance, supportive services, and non-congregate shelter, to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability. The funding must primarily benefit qualifying individuals and families who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or in a vulnerable population. 

Public input will help guide the plan’s recommendations and is a vital element in assessing the needs of and gathering input from the community. 

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 826 1553 6058

Telephone Number: 646-558-8656

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