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VHFA's Sarah Carpenter discusses down payment assistance on CCTV

VT Affordable Housing Show
Sarah Carpenter and Erhard Mahnke, 10/7/15

New England Housing Network Annual Conference

Where We've Been, Where We Are, and Where We're Going on Federal Housing Policy

An  “all star” team of national housing advocates will reflect on what has happened over the last two decades, and what we can do to shape policy and funding going forward.  The format will provide opportunity to interact with the advocates and other conference attendees, learn more about key areas for change through in-depth workshops, and help chart a course for future actions of the New England Housing Network.

Word of new down payment assistance program spreads to potential home buyers statewide


From R to L: Sarah Carpenter, Governor Shumlin
and Senator Baruth. Photo: M. Collins.

Woodstock community celebrates the creation of 28 affordable apartments

Governor Shumlin joined Woodstock residents, local officials, and statewide housing partners yesterday to celebrate the creation of 28 new affordable rental apartments at the Safford Commons complex.  Safford Commons is on the site of the former Grange Hall and church on Route 4 in Woodstock.  While 24 of the new apartments are in newly-constructed buildings, four are in the buildings that already stood on the site 

Renewable Energy 2015 Conference and Expo

Renewable Energy 2015 (RE 2015) is Vermont’s annual convention bringing together key players in the renewables sector. This year's conference, slated for October 8 & 9, highlights current energy challenges, Vermont’s leadership role in the energy industry, and the steps needed to implement an integrated energy infrastructure.

Governor kicks off new down payment assistance program

Governor Shumlin joined leaders from VHFA, the Vermont Legislature and the business community today to launch a bold new effort to help the state’s first-time home buyers. Each qualified buyer will receive up to $5,000 for down payment and closing costs.

Press conference Friday, Sept. 18 launches down payment assistance program

Governor Peter Shumlin will join VHFA, as well as legislative and business leaders, to announce the launch of VHFA’s down payment assistance program. Passed by the legislature as a part of the economic development bill, the state increased its existing Vermont Housing Tax Credit program to allow VHFA to sell tax credits to an investor to raise funds to create the program.

Red Clover Commons Groundbreaking Event

Brattleboro Housing Partnership and Housing Vermont broke ground this past Monday on a 55-unit affordable housing project. These two organizations have partnered together to build Red Clover Commons, a three-story senior housing complex located on a 2.8-acre site in Brattleboro. 

From Ladd Hall to South Main Apartments: Governor helps celebrate rebirth at the Waterbury state office complex

Governor Shumlin, VHFA’s Sarah Carpenter and many others gathered yesterday to celebrate the opening of South Main Apartments in Waterbury.

Historic Putney home renovated to provide 11 affordable apartments

There were smiles a plenty in Putney Thursday as the community celebrated the renovation of the historic Plantz house at 27 Old Depot Road. The apartments will be managed by Windham and Windsor Housing Trust who oversaw the renovation process.

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