Housing Goal Statement: To increase affordable housing opportunities for people with lower incomes through housing development, housing finance, technical assistance, education, counseling and targeted programming.
CEI's Housing Program has been creating affordable housing opportunities for the people of Maine through new housing construction and rehabilitation of existing properties since 1989. To see CEI’s portfolio of housing projects serving seniors and families across Maine, please click here.
Our program provides comprehensive housing services that include:
Housing development services:
- CEI staff is available to help plan your development project, coordinate with your design team and shepherd your project through the planning and permitting, contractor procurement and construction process. We also provide technical assistance services on an extensive or limited basis.
Multifamily housing finance opportunities:
- CEI offers short-term first position and subordinate finance opportunities for buyers and developers of housing properties serving low and moderate-income people.
- CEI is a full-service Housing Counseling Agency, certified since 1996 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
- CEI is an affiliated hoMEworks educator, helping people prepare for and be well-informed about the process of buying a home.