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In The News

Maine Public, June 20, 2023: A new program is showing promise in chipping away at Maine’s affordable housing crisis

WABI TV, June 7, 2023, More than 200 people register for two-day conference in Skowhegan with a focus on housing

Mainebiz, April 17, 2023: Zachau Construction creates advisory board to assist growth

Mainebiz, April 10, 2023: Affordable housing for BIPOC communities is the focus of a KeyBank Foundation grant

WMTW, February 21, 2023: Maine could lose thousands of units of affordable housing

Portland Press Herald, February 9, 2023: Genesis Fund On the Move

Bangor Daily News, January 30, 2023: These Mainers saved 28 affordable apartments on the costly coast

Maine Public, January 30, 2023: First-of-its-kind model for protecting affordable rental housing in rural Maine hailed as success

Mainebiz, January 31, 2023: Tax credit on affordable housing paves way for Thomaston rental units

Mainebiz, December 5, 2022; New program to help address shortfall of affordable rentals

MaineHousing, December 5, 2022: Genesis Fund Wins Contract To Expand Affordable Housing

WFVX WVII News/ABC 7, December 5, 2022: New project aims to expand affordable housing

Portland Press Herald and Times Record, November 15, 2022; Brunswick-based Genesis Fund earns national recognition

Lincoln County News, November 3, 2022: Genesis Community Fund Wins National Award

Maine Monitor, November 14, 2022: Housing shortage leaves some Washington County residents scrambling

Opportunity Finance Network, November and December 2022: “Maine Peer Support Agency Able to Serve with Help from CDFI

Portland Press Herald and Times Record, October 30, 2022: Facing housing shortage, Bowdoinham brainstorms development ideas

WABI TV, March 7, 2022: Coming Together to Solve Maine’s Housing Crisis

WGME January 20, 2020: Thousands of affordable apartments in rural Maine at risk