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11/27/2018 - Housing Work Group to Present Recommendations for Solutions to Bangor City Council on December 5th

For Immediate Release

November 27, 2018

 

Contact: Tanya Emery, Director of Community and Economic Development

207-992-4280

tanya.emery@bangormaine.gov

 

 

Housing Work Group to Prioritize Recommendations

for Local Programs or Policy on December 5th

 

BANGOR, MAINE -- The City of Bangor, over the last 3 months, has engaged a work group to focus on the issue of quality, affordable housing in the City and the region. The work group includes representatives from the public and private sector, including individuals, landlords, renters, housing developers, nonprofit agencies, and the public.  The next session will be held December 5, 2018 from 5:00 to 6:45 pm to prioritize recommendations for local programs or policy that can address the shortage of quality, affordable housing in the region.

 

This meeting will be televised on Bangor’s government access channel and live streamed through the City’s Facebook page, and video will be available after the fact at: https://bangormaine.viebit.com/

 

Members of the community who cannot attend the sessions are encouraged to send comments, suggestions, or questions to housing@bangormaine.gov or via mail to the Community and Economic Development Office, Bangor City Hall, 73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401.

 

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The City of Bangor, Maine is a service center community of 33,039 residents and is the county seat of Penobscot County. Bangor is the major commercial and cultural center for much of northern and eastern Maine. The City is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. For information on City projects and news, see www.bangormaine.gov.