Portland, ME, nonprofit is hoping to convert historic 18th-century farmhouse property into a 50-unit residential complex.
"Avesta Housing wants to bring affordable housing to a historic Route 1 property. The Portland-based nonprofit hopes to convert the Southgate Farmhouse property into a 50-unit residential complex. Avesta, founded in 1972, has about 2,000 apartments in Maine, and about 75 developments in southern Maine, President Dana Totman said. About 11 are renovations of historic properties." -- Alex Acquisto, the Bangor Daily News