Posted on: April 7, 2017

Portland Lead Safe Housing Program Offers Free RRP Certificate Training for Landlords

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The City's Portland Lead Safe Housing Program is offering a FREE Renovate, Repair and Paint Certificate Training for Landlords on Saturday, May 6, 2017! Property owners are responsible for ensuring all contractors working on older buildings are RRP certif...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

City Urges Landlords to Apply for Lead Hazard Program Funds to Increase Child Safety in Apartments

The City of Portland is urging landlords to apply for lead hazard program funds to increase child safety in apartments. In June 2015, the Maine legislature lowered the state’s childhood lead poisoning standard down to 5 micrograms per deciliter and the St...

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Housing & Community Development
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Office of Housing Safety Now Part of Permitting & Inspections Department

As part of our continued restructuring efforts to streamline operations and enhance customer service in the new Permitting and Inspections Department, the Housing Safety Office is now part of the Inspections Division and the housing inspectors will have t...

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Portland Receives Federal Funding for Healthy Homes

The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $1,568,592 in Lead Based Paint Hazard Control grant program funding and $246,275 in Healthy Homes Supplemental funding. The City will use the funding to help address lead hazards in 80 ...Read on...

Housing & Community Development