Housing (Houses, Apartments, Mobile Homes)

Home Construction Warning: If you are thinking about building a new home or repairing your existing home, here are some things you should know. Contractors are required to append this warning to any home construction contract (10 M.R.S.A. sec.1487(13)).

Renting: Information about what rights tenants have and laws that apply to landlords. View a Sample lease.

Mobile Homes and mobile home parks: Information about the rights of tenants in a mobile home park.

Heating your home: During the winter months home heating fuel is a necessity to Maine consumers. In Maine, sellers of home heating oil, LP gas, natural gas, electricity and firewood are held to higher legal standards than most merchants. Read more about Maine laws and rules that may apply to you.

Lead Paint: Lead Poisoning
Lead paint is considered one of Maine's most dangerous threats to children. Most older Maine homes still have surfaces painted with lead-based paint. Learn more about this risk.