You’re invited to the Carleton Street Apartments Grand Opening Celebration!

Please join us:

  • Wednesday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Program begins at 2:15 p.m. followed by apartment tours
  • Light refreshments will be served


  • Presentation of Avesta Housing’s 2017 Mike Yandell Award for extraordinary work in the field of affordable housing

Please join us as we celebrate new and beautiful affordable housing in Portland

and as we present AVESTA HOUSING’S 2017 MIKE YANDELL AWARD for extraordinary work in the field of affordable housing


Since 2005, Avesta Housing has recognized an individual or organization for their service and dedication to the affordable housing industry. The award is named for the late Mike Yandell, a former Avesta Housing board chair and the former president of Gorham Savings Bank, who is remembered for his commitment to improving the community.

Past honorees of the Mike Yandell Award

2016       Portland Housing Authority

2015       Press Herald

2014       Jess Maurer, Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging

2013       John Ryan, Wright Ryan Construction

2012       USDA Rural Development, Maine State Office

2011       Gorham Savings Bank

2010       The Genesis Fund

2009       Ben Walter, CWS Architects

2008       John Gallagher, Westbrook Housing Authority

2007       David Bronson, TD Bank

2006       Northern New England Housing Investment Fund

2005       Preble Street Resource Center

Carleton Street Apartments

17 Carleton Street

Portland, Maine 04101