Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on October 3, 2016 - 2:19pm
Accessibility Matters is offering an online training program called “Home Sweet Accessible Home: Mitigating Liability in Accessible / Adaptable Multifamily Housing” on October 10th, 12th or 19th, 2016.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on May 5, 2016 - 9:16am
Executive Director Sarah Carpenter joined partners from Cathedral Square and other agencies to launch construction of Elm Place, a 30-unit building for seniors in Milton. Elm Place will be Vermont’s first multi-family building certified to Passive House standards. Better windows and doors, added insulation and improved air sealing are expected to enable the building to use roughly 65 percent less energy.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on July 22, 2015 - 9:37am
Few housing units in the U.S. are accessible for people with disabilities and even fewer are both affordable and accessible, according to a recent comprehensive study from HUD. About a third of housing in the U.S.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on July 8, 2015 - 12:51pm
The average aging baby boomer plans to “age in place” which will create new levels of demand for remodeling of the currently inaccessible homes they live in, confirms a recent report from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on April 23, 2015 - 5:20pm
On Monday, April 20, the VHFA Board of Commissioners committed $2.55 million in federal low-income housing tax credits and $432,500 in state housing tax credits to expand Vermont’s stock of affordable, energy-efficient housing.