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Welch champions legislation to strengthen Housing Credit program

miro,welch,sarah,Congressman Peter Welch visited Bobbin Mill Apartments, an affordable housing renovation project in Burlington, Friday to highlight his legislation (H.R.

Chittenden County Saves Week is June 15-21

chitt savings weekThe CASH Coalition of Chittenden County is sponsoring a week of events in celebration of savings! There will be free workshops, classes, and activities to promote the benefit of saving money.

New index demonstrates stability of Vermont’s single-family housing market

MimiThe new “multi-indicator market index”, or MiMi, released by Freddie Mac this week, is a user-friendly tool for looking at the housing stability of markets across the country.

Details of federal Johnson-Crapo Housing Finance Reform Bill released

capitalSenate Banking Committee leaders Tim Johnson of South Dakota and Mike Crapo of Idaho released yesterday details of their comprehensive housing finance reform legislation, entitled the Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2014.

VHFA offers new programs in time for spring home buying season

House_DollarsVHFA recently introduced two new programs that will extend affordable home financing to more Vermonters in time for the start of Vermont’s 2014 peak “home buying season.”  The arrival of spring has long been a t

Expertise in low down payment lending helps HFAs fill new gaps

Bloomberg_articleHome buyers across the nation with less than a 20 percent down payment are discovering that their state's housing finance agency (HFA) offers mortgages with the terms they need, according to a recent

Understanding Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Training Workshop

blocksPlease join us on Thursday, April 3, 2014 for an important training opportunity, Understanding Tax Credits for Affordable Housing. The workshop will be held at the Red School House on the Vermont Technical College Campus in Randolph. 9:am-3:30pm.

New income and purchase price limits extend VHFA programs to more home buyers

More Vermonters will be able to purchase homes using VHFA's mortgage programs thanks to newly increased income and purchase price limits put in place on November 1st, 2013.

Federal housing finance policy takes the spotlight

President Obama’s speech Tuesday has spurred debate about the federal government’s role in financing home ownership, according to yesterday’s

Guest Post: Corporate rax reform could lead to losses in equity for affordable rental housing

By Michael J. Novogradac, CPA

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