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Data and Statistics

Many East Central Vermont households face high housing expenses, long commutes and scarce rental options

TRORC HNAA recent study by VHFA found that thousands of residents of the East Central Vermont region face extraordinary challenges finding housing that is both affordable and located near their jobs and needed services.

Locational affordability estimates now available for most Vermont counties

location_affordability_portaljpgNext to housing expenses, transportation costs are the second-biggest budget item for most households.  Unfortunately, there hasn't been an easy way to fully factor transportation costs into decisions about where we live and work.

Vermont bucks national trend according to recent Census Bureau report on homeownership

BFP_Nov_29_2013Vermont’s home values increased and its homeownership rate remained constant since the recession —two unique trends in comparison to other states in New England and the U.S., according to an American Community Survey brief

Less driving, more working from home among Vermonters

When compared to the rest of the country, Vermont has one of the highest rates of working from home, according to a recent report from U.S.

Housing events calendar for week of October 14, 2013

Organizing your schedule for next week? Check out the list below and the Events Calendar page on VHFA's website for the latest Vermont housing events.


 VCEH Monthly Meeting

Survey about seniors and community capacity needs your input

The Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) is conducting a statewide assessment of the needs of seniors and community capacities.   

Vermont median household income remained unchanged in 2012

The median annual income level among all Vermont households in 2012 was $52,977, according to Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates released last week.  This income level i

Existing homeowners, not first-time buyers, responsible for recent U.S. housing market gains

National data indicates a possible slowdown in the pace of household growth which affects home prices and construction levels, according to the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.  

Greater Burlington area among most expensive housing markets in the U.S.

For workers in certain industries, especially tourism and service jobs, the cost of renting or buying a home in the Burlington metropolitan area is out of reach given average wages paid in these fields.

New study features Vermont shared equity homes

Based on a study of seven places in the U.S, including the Vermont towns served by the Champlain Housing Trust, Apt Associates’ Jeffrey Lubell concludes that shared equity approaches to housing have clear benefits.  


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