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New guidance on accessibility requirements for multifamily housing released

New guidance released last week by the U.S.

Updates to Vermont Plumbing Rules proposed

The Vermont Department of Public Safety has proposed a series of updates to the Vermont Plumbing rules.  

Bobbin Mill Apartments here to stay for lower income Burlington residents

Yesterday, the Burlington Housing Authority acquired the Bobbin Mill Apartments. This acquisition preserved 51 Section 8 assisted apartments in Burlington.

Brattleboro’s Canal and Main building recognized as national smart growth role model

The Canal and Main building in Brattleboro combines commercial space for the Brattleboro Food Co-op on its lower floors with affordable and market rate rental housing above.  The synergy this project  generated for the city’s downtown was recognized yesterday in Washington, DC when EPA awarded Vermont housing officials the 2012 Smart Growth National Achievement Award for Main Street or Corridor Revitalization. 

NOAA tool shows land cover changes over time in Vermont

In the 10 years between 1996 and 2006, the percentage of land cover change in Vermont counties ranged from a low of 0.19% in Grand Isle to 2.79% in Essex County. 

National grants promote artistic community development

NYU study finds housing tax credits serving those with greatest needs

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program  serves a significant number of the nation's extremely low-income households, perhaps more so than members of the affordable housing field had anticipated, concluded NYU’s Furman Cent

New affordable apartments at Hawk’s Meadow in Essex celebrated last week

Construction was completed this summer on 25 family apartments and 24 senior apartments at Hawk’s Meadow in Essex, and was quick to lease up.   A celebratory open house was held on October 4,

Seven Days spotlights Burlington’s King Street neighborhood

Check out Seven Days to read about changes occurring in the neighborhoods around Burlington's King Street. With offices in the hear

New VT fire and building safety codes proposed

Vermont's Division of Fire Safety has issued the proposed 2012 Vermont Fire and Building Safety Code

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