Moving to Work Public Hearing

in: Announcements on: 09/01/2021

Lewiston Housing will hold a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 1 College Street, Lewiston, Maine, to solicit input for its Moving to Work Agency Plan.  A copy of the draft plan is available here.  Due to the substantial community spread...
Learn more >

Moving To Work Resident Meetings & Draft Plan

in: Announcements on: 08/02/2021

The Lewiston Housing Authority – Lewiston Housing – has an opportunity to apply for special designation from HUD which will provide much more flexibility in the way we deliver housing and family support services, leading to more and better housing opportunities for low-income persons and...
Learn more >

The City of Lewiston and Lewiston Housing Authority Awarded $30 Million HUD Grant

in: Press Release on: 05/25/2021

The grant will be used to revitalize Lewiston’s “Tree Streets” neighborhoods; Lewiston is the smallest city in America to receive the grant. LEWISTON, Maine (May 25, 2021) – The City of Lewiston and the Lewiston Housing Authority have been awarded a $30 million U.S. Department...
Learn more >

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

in: COVID-19 on: 05/24/2021

As of May 12, public housing and Section 8 voucher residents can apply for the temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) to receive a monthly discount on internet access, as well as a one-time discount on equipment. The Federal Communication Program (FCC) program offers $50/month...
Learn more >
Lewiston Housing COVID Updates

COVID Updates (3/31/2021)

in: COVID-19 on: 03/31/2021

COVID-19 Update from Lewiston Housing on 3/31/2021. The CDC has extended the eviction moratorium until 6/30/2020. You can learn more about the eviction moratorium on the CDC’s website.
Learn more >
Craig Saddlemire, coordinator of the Raise-Op Housing Cooperative

Lewiston housing advocates back proposal for new state rental assistance voucher program

in: LH News on: 03/05/2021

A proposed state rental assistance program that would cost $8.5 million annually has strong support from housing advocates from Lewiston.
Learn more >

MaineHousing allocates $30M for 9 affordable housing developments

in: LH News on: 03/01/2021

The Maine State Housing Authority, known as MaineHousing, announced Tuesday it has allocated more than $30 million for nine affordable housing developments across the state.
Learn more >
Boba's Restaurant in Lewiston Maine

Androscoggin Bank secures $100,000 grant to help three restaurants, Lewiston Housing

in: LH News on: 12/01/2020

Androscoggin Bank has secured a $100,000 grant to assist local restaurants and expand a meal delivery initiative organized by Lewiston Housing and Cooking for Community. The bank secured the grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston through their Jobs for New England Recovery Grant program.
Learn more >
Rendering of transformation of downtown Lewiston, Maine

Lewiston officials set to formalize partnership for downtown housing redevelopment

in: LH News on: 11/24/2020

The City Council is poised to confirm a partnership this week with the Lewiston Housing Authority and Community Concepts ahead of a deadline to apply for a large federal redevelopment grant focused on the Tree Streets neighborhood.
Learn more >
John Grandmaison, right, and Mike Mills from Lewiston Housing load up one of their trucks Friday with some of the 130 meals that Zachary Pratt, left, managing partner and chef at Boba

Boba, Lewiston Housing partner to provide meals to food insecure residents

in: LH News on: 08/15/2020

The managing partner and chef at Boba in Lewiston was contacted by Lewiston Housing to see if he wanted to join Cooking for Community based out of Portland. Pratt was interested, and Lewiston Housing put Pratt in contact with Ellie Linen Low, founding member of the grassroots organization that raises money to fund restaurants that need work to prepare healthy meals for people who need food.
Learn more >