The following is a brief update regarding our operations at Drummond Woodsum as we continue to adapt to the unique and unsettling consequences of the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak. The safety of our staff, their families, our clients and their families and our community is our first concern.
On February 12, 2020, Governor Mills signed into law a bill creating the Maine Affordable Housing Tax Credit program. The new law will make $10 million in state tax credits available each year for qualifying affordable housing projects for eight years starting in 2021. Advocates expect that this new program will create an additional 1,000 affordable rental units over the next decade.