The lack of affordable housing to rent or buy has increased during the pandemic—we'll hear about possible solutions
Maine already faced a dwindling supply of affordable housing before the pandemic. Now, the cost to rent or buy a home has skyrocketed all over the state, largely due to an influx of out-of-state people moving here during the pandemic. We talk with the state's new housing advisor and other experts about the housing crisis and some proposed solutions.
Greg Payne, senior advisor for housing policy, Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future
Dan Brennan, director, MaineHousing
Ryan Fecteau, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives (D-Biddeford)
Craig Saddlemire, cooperative development organizer, Raise Op Housing Cooperative