AGC Maine Statement on Affordable Housing for Maine Seniors

AGC Maine is proud to announce our support of the initiative to create 1,000 affordable apartments for Maine’s senior citizens. As the backlog grows for affordable housing, we remain seriously concerned about some of our most vulnerable Mainers. Providing access to critical services like medical care, emergency services, public transportation, and basic amenities will greatly improve the lives of many struggling to meet the challenges of today’s world. Access to […]

Bob “RJ” Grondin Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

Bob “RJ” Grondin Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

August 10,2014 Newry, Maine – The Associated General Contractors of Maine presented Bob “RJ” Grondin with the Major Achievement in Construction Award Saturday evening. RJ is the founder of RJ Grondin & Sons Construction headquartered in Gorham, Maine. During the 1950s he worked on his family cattle farm in Gorham. He learned quickly that other opportunities existed in the area and began delivering loam and other materials using farm equipment. […]

Affordable Housing Sector Lauds Federal Fix to Antiquated Accessibility Rules

The Maine Affordable Housing Coalition (MAHC) and its 123 member organizations across the state are celebrating the publication of a long-awaited Notice by the federal Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) that finally allows for the exclusive application of modern accessibility codes in the creation and renovation of affordable housing. Prior to the posting of the Notice last Friday, developers, architects and contractors using HUD funds were obligated to […]