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$4 Million to Maine for Affordable Housing 

Catherine Pegram

More than $4 million is on its way to Maine to provide housing for low-income families. The money is part of the national economic stimulus package. Folks with the Maine State Housing Authority say about half of the money will go to the Greentree Project in Augusta, updating an existing housing facilityThe rest will help build 54 senior housing units across from the federal building in downtown Bangor and 28 units in Houlton. All of the construction is expected to generate more than 300 jobs, too.Maine is one of five states to receive stimulus money for affordable housing.