'People are scared of losing their homes:' Lewiston housing crunch leaves people with nowhere to go

'People are scared of losing their homes:' Lewiston housing crunch leaves people with nowhere to go

 

by Owen Kingsley, WGME

 

LEWISTON (WGME) - Lewiston’s housing crisis is leaving renters with nowhere to go.

A recent report from the Lewiston Housing Committee showed there is almost no available housing in the city. ...

The city says they’re not yet considering rent control as an option.

“I think that we need a critical mass of housing first in order for it to work. Otherwise, developers are just going to go to other municipalities that don’t have rent control,” Lewiston City Councilor Scott Harriman said. ...

 

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