Sustain Southern Maine

The kinds of jobs, housing, transportation and energy Mainers need are changing. Sustain Southern Maine is a regional partnership of organizations, communities and businesses working together to make our economy, environment and sense of community stronger in the face of change.

How to Create a Pilot Community in Your Town

We learned a lot from our pilot Centers of Opportunity! Click here for to see how you can apply our work to YOUR community.

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

We have been researching the barriers to fair housing in the region and have now released our analysis identifying five major impediments to fair housing and recommendations on how to address each point. The report is Maine’s first ever regional analysis to Fair Housing, and one of the first to be completed nationwide under the […]

Different kinds of Mainers… similar points of view.

The results from our recent online survey are in! We compared our online answers to discussions on the same topic with recent immigrants and disadvantaged folks in Southern Maine and found similarities we didn’t expect.