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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.

Champlain Housing Trust Event

On May 4th at 10am, Governor Shumlin will be joining Champlain Housing Trust and Housing Vermont to announce state and federal grant awards for their efforts to preserve the affordability and invest in energy efficiency at Winchester Place in Colchester.

Resident Service Coordinators

Here is a great letter from Gina Berry, a Resident Service Coordinator (RSC), about what RSC's do. Gina Berry has been a RSC for eight years and writes about how 90% of her time is spent "among other others." Her job as an RSC requires her to work on a number of different tasks every single day.

VHFA awards $2.98 million in affordable housing tax credits

On Monday, April 20, the VHFA Board of Commissioners committed $2.55 million in federal low-income housing tax credits and $432,500 in state housing tax credits to expand Vermont’s stock of affordable, energy-efficient housing.

Vermonters celebrate the life of Caryl Stewart, founder of Opportunities Credit Union

Caryl Stewart, founder and president emeritus of Opportunities Credit Union passed away at the age of 85 on Saturday, March 28, 2015, after a short illness. 

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