Avesta Housing


About Us

Avesta Housing's mission is to promote and provide housing opportunities primarily for Southern Maine people in need. Avesta advocates for affordable housing, develops and manages high quality housing, and helps residents access other needed services.Since its founding in 1972, Avesta Housing has grown to be the largest nonprofit affordable housing developer in northern New England. Avesta owns and/or manages more than 2,400 apartments, operates two assisted living facilities, and runs a NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center that provides home buyer education and foreclosure prevention counseling. A chartered member of NeighborWorks, Avesta has established a reputation as one of the country’s most innovative and respected leaders in affordable housing. Avesta receives consistently high marks from its many state, federal and private-sector partners, and is recognized nationally for groundbreaking work in bringing together nonprofit, for-profit, private and public-sector organizations for the benefit of Maine and new Hampshire communities.

Contact Us

Dana Totman, President and CEO

307 Cumberland Avenue
Portland,  Maine   04101

Phone: (207) 553-7777

Community Programs

  • Shelters, Vouchers, Home Repair, and/or Weatherization
  • Housing and/or Financial Counseling

Housing Development and Rehabilitation

  • Multi-Family Rental Development

    Property Management and Resident Programs

    • Property Management
    • Resident Services