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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.

Vermont Housing & Conservation Board Fall Conference

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board is excited to announce their fall conference, ‘Envisioning Vermont 2025′.

Vermonters want thriving communities, affordable housing options, good jobs and a healthy environment — ideals that align with our collective organizational missions. The  goals for this conference include fostering cross-disciplinary, visionary thinking among attendees and honoring and supporting emerging leaders.

USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator visits VHFA to discuss plans and policies

Tony Hernandez, USDA Rural Development’s (RD) Rural Housing Service Administrator, visited VHFA to share his plans for RD’s programs and policies for the future. The roundtable format brought together 20 housing leaders from across the state including Rutland, the Northeast Kingdom, and northwestern Vermont.

GOVERNOR APPROVES NEW VHFA DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

NORTHFIELD—Governor Shumlin signed legislation today that will help Vermonters buying their first home through VHFA by providing up to $5,000 for qualified buyers to cover the costs typically faced at closing due to down payment and closing costs. 

Vermont Community Development Association 2015 Spring Conference

Please join the Vermont Community Development Association (VCDA) for its Spring Conference on Thursday May 14, 2015, at The Lyons Den in Randolph, Vermont. The theme is Age Friendly Communities - Possibilities, Challenges and Social & Economic Benefits.

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