Op-Ed: Numerous Bills Will Help Maine Address Affordable Housing Needs

The housing need in Maine is great, with solutions lagging far behind and overdue. Five building blocks of state policy to increase housing stock in Maine, with a particular focus on affordable housing, have been reported out of legislative committees and are headed to the House and Senate where debate will likely continue. GrowSmart Maine has advocated in support of  five proposals while encouraging changes that would better meet the intended goals and ideally do so while advancing the state’s climate action goals. To read GrowSmart’s executive director’s op-ed in the Bangor Daily News, click here.