Housing, price of dwelling and homelessness have been picked by Mainers surveyed this summer season by the College of New Hampshire as the highest three points dealing with our state.
Maine has lengthy grappled with a continual lack of housing, however the COVID-19 pandemic introduced a wave of migration to the state that spurred the largest inhabitants soar in 20 years. It has despatched housing costs via the roof, difficult everybody from working-class homebuyers and renters now competing with extra folks to policymakers scrambling for options.
In response, the Bangor Day by day Information is the primary information outlet within the state to dedicate a full-time reporter to protecting housing and actual property. As we start our complete protection, we would like your recommendation on what to cowl and your assist in protecting it.
Are you a first-time house purchaser on the lookout for suggestions as you navigate the market? Do you personal a enterprise or have an curiosity in monitoring industrial actual property? Are you a landlord or renter serious about getting knowledge on the rental market? Do you ever marvel how federal, state and native housing insurance policies impression provide and demand? Need to be taught extra about how demographic adjustments in our cities and cities have an effect on housing inventory?
Whoever you’re, we would like your questions and tales.
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