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Emergency housing requests rise amidst news of continued high Vermont rents

Posted by: Leslie Black-Plumeau on March 18, 2013 - 11:01am

Calls fielded by Vermont 2-1-1 operators for emergency housing increased dramatically during January and February 2013.   Calls for housing and shelter assistance exceeded all other types of calls in February.  

Meanwhile, Vermont found itself ranked among the 2013 most expensive jurisdictions in the country by the National Low-Income Housing Coalition's annual "Out of Reach" report.  Vermont was among the nation's top 10 states with the highest non-metro area rents.  

Read more on the Vermont 2-1-1 and the National Low-Income Housing Coalition's websites. 





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