May 8, 2013

Maine agencies set housing fair for Lewiston fire victims

The Associated Press

AUGUSTA — A housing fair to help people displaced from their homes by recent fires in Lewiston is being held by Maine state agencies.

The event is scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Wednesday at the Lewiston office of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services at 200 Main St.

The Maine State Housing Authority, Maine Department of Health and Human Services and local support agencies want to help connect prospective tenants with landlords. Property managers with vacant apartments are encouraged to attend the housing fair, and may call MaineHousing to reserve a space at 626-4600.

Also, landlords and property managers throughout Maine can advertise their vacant units for free on Maine's rental housing connection,

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