Housing Projects Fuel Job Creation 

According to Gov. John Baldacchi, 300 jobs are being created from three affordable-housing developments in Maine.During a housing conference in Maine, Baldacci says that 175 jobs have already been created from developments in Houlton and Augusta. Another 120 people will be employed from a new senior housing development in Bangor. The Maine Affordable Housing Conference at the Augusta CivicCenter highlighted innovations to address housing issues during therecession. Maine housing programs have been fueled in part bynational stimulus funding.