Island Housing Trust will present “Help Wanted: Where Have All the Workers Gone…and How Do We Get Them Back? A Conversation About the Workforce Challenges Facing Coastal Maine” with workforce economist John Dorrer from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27th in the McCormick Lecture Hall at… Read More
    Island Housing Trust and Four Winds, a Mount Desert Island-based house design firm, are co-sponsoring an Eco House Tour on Saturday, October 3rd from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Mount Desert Island. The tour will feature five buildings across MDI that have “green” construction features. Read More
    Mount Desert, Maine – Alison Beane has joined the staff of Island Housing Trust as a Programs Associate. Ms. Beane most recently was employed as an Executive Administrative Assistant for the City of Brewer where she provided support for the City Manager and Economic Development… Read More
    MOUNT DESERT, Maine –Joanne Harris, President of Island Housing Trust’s Board of Directors, has announced the election of former State Rep. Ted Koffman of Bar Harbor and former Friends of Acadia President Marla O’Byrne of Southwest Harbor to IHT’s Board of Directors. Both have served previously on the… Read More
    MOUNT DESERT, Maine — Malcolm “Mike” Peabody of Northeast Harbor and Washington, D.C., and Michael Siklosi of Bar Harbor and Columbia, Maryland, have collectively served as Island Housing Trust directors for nearly 20 years. The two veteran board members are completing their long service to IHT on June… Read More
    Mount Desert, Maine –Island Housing Trust (IHT) recently received a $4,525 grant from the Hancock County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to assist IHT in conducting research to identify the possible role for IHT in addressing the scarcity of affordable, year-round rentals on MDI. “This… Read More
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Morley Tel: 207-244-8011 Email: The Island Housing Trust has hired Amy Morley as a Programs Associate. The Island Housing Trust (IHT) promotes viable, year-round island communities by creating home ownership opportunities that are affordable… Read More
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Morley Tel: 207-244-8011 Email: On Saturday April 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Island Housing Trust (IHT) will showcase two occupied homes at Ripples Hill, located on the Beech Hill Road within the village of… Read More