Community Development

Aaron Shapiro

Aaron Shapiro, Director

Cumberland County Community Development Office
142 Federal St. Suite 102
Portland, ME 04101
Tel. 207-871-8380
Fax 207-871-8292



Fair Housing - It's Your Right

It is against local, state, and federal law to discriminate in the…

  • Sale
  • Rental
  • Financing of a Purchase
  • Financing of Repairs
  • Financing of Services

of housing because of…

  • Race or Color
  • National Origin
  • Sex
  • Familial Status
  • Physical or Mental Disability
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Receipt of Public Assistance

For assistance or more information, refer to the resources listed below:

Pine Tree Legal Assistance
88 Federal Street
P.O. Box 547
Portland, Maine 04112
(207) 774-8211, TTY: 711

Maine Human Rights Commission
State House Station 51
Augusta, Maine 04333
(207) 624-6290, TTY: 1-888-577-6690

Boston Regional Office of FHEO
U.S. Dept. of HUD
Thomas P. O'Neill Office Building
10 Causeway Street, Room 321
Boston, Massachusetts 02222
1-800-827-5005, TTY: 617-565-5453

Non-English speakers can be directed to call the Refugee Resettlement Program to obtain an interpreter in their language. Call 207-871-7437.

For a downloadable brochure click the link below:


For downloadable National Fair Housing
Alliance posters click one of the links below:


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