Foreclosed Bangor home transformed into low income housing

6:13 PM, Apr 2, 2012   |    comments
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BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A Bangor apartment building that was once an eyesore that went into foreclosure, is now an energy efficient multi-unit housing complex for low income families.

The city of Bangor bought the Second Street building last year using federal grants through a program called the Neighborhood Stablization Program. The city rehabbed the building and then sold it to Penquis.

The building now has two 2-bedroom units and two 3-bedroom units.  Two of the four units are currently rented, A third tenant will be moving in in a week or two and Penquis is currently interviewing for the fourth unit.


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