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Mia Watson joins VHFA as Research and Communications Coordinator

Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced that Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) has hired Mia Watson of Essex Junction for the position of Research and Communications Coordinator.  Watson comes to VHFA from University of Vermont where she worked in the Administrative Business Center while completing a Masters of Public Administration.

“We are excited to have Mia back at VHFA after her graduate internship in our Research Department last year,” Carpenter remarked.

Children's literacy program opportunities for general occupancy housing and other service providers

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The Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF) is now accepting applications for our At-Risk Children grant. This free grant opportunity is open to social service providers, early childhood education programs, childcare centers, school-based programs such as ELL classrooms and afterschool programs, family centers, community organizations, shelters, low-income housing and other programs throughout Vermont and New Hampshire that serve low-income or at-risk infants and children up to age 12 (or a segment of that age range). 

What to know about Vermont's Property Transfer Tax

One closing cost that is required by the State of Vermont is the Vermont Property Transfer Tax. It is applied any time the deed of a Vermont property is transferred to a new owner, yet is hardly mentioned on any of the websites that breakdown Vermont closing costs. Here are a couple things you should know about the Vermont Property Transfer Tax.

Need an affordable apartment?

Need an affordable apartment or know someone who does?  There are vacancies in 23 different apartment complexes across the state, according to the Vermont Directory of Affordable Rental Housing.

Children's Literacy Foundation has opportunities for rental housing and other service providers

The At-Risk Children grant is open to social service providers, community centers, afterschool programs, refugee services organizations, shelters, low income housing programs, Head Start programs, early childhood education programs, and a wide range other groups throughout Vermont and New Hampshire that serve low-income or at-risk infants and children up to age 12 (or a portion of that age range).

The application deadline is May 15, 2017 for programming that will take place in the Fall of 2017.

We have a winner!

Many thanks to the dozens of people who participated in our Valentine's Day Photo Contest!

All of your submissions were thoughtful and a happy reminder of what it means to have a home. After much thought and consideration, the winner was eventually narrowed down to Jess Marshall.  Check back in May for our Spring/Summer Photo Contest (there will be plenty more to follow!). 

 

 

 

 

Need an affordable apartment?

Need an affordable apartment or know someone who does?

Valentine's Day Photo Contest

Another photo contest is underway!

What do you love most about your home? Show us with a photo!

Valentine's Day is about more than just one person. Show us what Valentine's Day means to you by tagging us on Facebook or Twitter @vhfa with your photo, email us at intern@vhfa.org, or simply comment with a photo.

Winner will receive a $50 gift card to Bed Bath & Beyond. Good luck!

Photo Contest

It's time for our next photo contest!

What part of your home made your Summer special? Summer is a beautiful time to add new additions to your home, yard, or even just relax and spend time outside with people you care about.

Photo Contest

Don't forget to enter VHFA's photo contest for your chance to win a $50 gift card to Bed Bath & Beyond.

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