Legal Information: Maine

Housing Laws

November 28, 2023

Who is protected under this housing law?

The housing law described in this section provides tenant protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking and their household members.1

If you are not a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, but have questions about your housing rights, here are some links that may be useful:

  • for information on an anti-discrimination law called the Fair Housing Act, click here; and
  • for basic tenants’ rights with contact info for legal assistance, click here

1 ME ST T. 14 § 6001(6)(A)

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