Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on February 22, 2017 - 3:30pm
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is seeking input from the business community about their experiences with permitting and environmental regulation in Vermont. Please share your insights at one of the "listening tour" meetings the Agency is holding over the next two weeks at locations around the state.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on February 7, 2017 - 8:52am
As a part of the ongoing Roadmap to End Homelessness work that VHFA has partially funded through a partnership with the Agency of Human Services, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board and many others, national experts on Supportive Housing will be in Vermont next week to provide a training on best practices.
Housing developers, managers, and advocates are strongly encouraged to attend to learn about the most successful ways of creating affordable housing with necessary supportive services to increase households’ success in living independently after homelessness.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on February 3, 2017 - 2:57pm
Applications for the 2017 round of federal capped (9%) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Vermont State Housing Credits are due to VHFA by Friday, February 10, 2017. Housing credits are the largest source of funding in Vermont for building and renovating affordable rental housing.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on January 24, 2017 - 1:14pm
Twin Pines Housing Trust is offering a "Secrets of Homebuying Workshop" on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Participants will learn how to apply for a mortgage with special financing, closing costs, work with a realtor, budgeting, credit and homeowners insurance. Fee is $65 per household.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on January 23, 2017 - 3:52pm
On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Bess O’Brien, a nationally celebrated, VT based documentary film maker will present her award winning film The Hungry Heart The 93-minute film is a thoughtful and revealing look at prescription drug addiction shot right here in Vermont. The event is coordinated by Vermont Resident Services Coordinators (VRSC) and sponsored by VHFA and Vermont Housing Managers Association. Please R.S.V.P.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on December 21, 2016 - 10:15am
Please join us at the State House in Montpelier on January 5 to renew Vermont's commitment to ending homelessness. The day will include time to meet with lawmakers and experts to discuss effective strategies Vermont could use to conquer remaining challenges in ending homelessness. A vigil will also be held to remember those who have died without homes and the hundreds of Vermonters still searching for safe, secure housing they can afford.
The Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition is co-sponsoring this event with the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness.
Submitted by Leslie Black-Plumeau on December 16, 2016 - 3:54pm
With the outdoor temperature near zero, VHFA’s Steve Gronlund headed out this afternoon to deliver candy-stuffed gloves, mittens and hats for at least 100 kids to the King Street Center. The Edlund Company partnered with VHFA this year to collect gear donations from staff and friends.
The mitten drive is a much-loved annual tradition that is part of VHFA’s year-long schedule of charitable activities.