Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

The Maine People’s Alliance supports the building of democratic and inclusive communities where all residents have equal access to affordable, safe and adequate housing. MPA believes that access to quality and affordable housing is a human right and seeks to include the voices of low-income Mainers in the critical decisions that guide housing development.

New Report Examines Lewiston's Three Worst Slumlords

Tenants in purposefully-neglected residential properties and local housing and health experts joined with advocates from the Maine People's Alliance (MPA) and the Neighborhood Housing League (NHL) outside an apartment building in Lewiston today to release a report exposing the shady practices of three of the city's worst landlords.

A Hidden Unfair Tax Benefit for the Wealthy

As a part of our Fair Share campaign to ensure that our elected officials support an economy that works for everyone, the Maine People’s Alliance is getting involved in the fight to reform the mortgage interest deduction (MID), a program that was designed to assist middle-class families, but has been twisted to disproportionately help the wealthy.

MPA Members Fill Bus to D.C., Push Back Against Wall Street

Nearly 50 MPA members traveled over twelve hours on a bus to attend the National People’s Action (NPA) conference in Washington, D.C. this April. The conference included a packed schedule of trainings, direct actions, and Capitol Hill visits with Congressional staff and members of Congress.