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NPR spotlights Vermont nonprofit's successful weatherization program

nprOur friend Ludy Biddle of Neighborworks of Western Vermont was interviewed by NPR's Nina Keck last week about their successful weatherization loan

VHFA is seeking financial advisory services

VHFA is looking for a firm (or combination of firms) to perform one or a combination of financial advisory services. We’ve published a request for proposal (RFP) document at www.vhfa.org to help us in our search.

The contract will likely begin in October 2014. Deadline for replies is September 10, 2014.

New 3.875% interest rate extends home buying opportunities

visionToday marked VHFA’s unprecedented release of $20 million in financing for Vermont home buyers with a new, historically low, fixed interest rate of 3.875% for 30-year mortgages.  The low rate is available for VHFA’s conventional and government loan programs, and is available exclusively through VHFA participating l

Groundbreaking set for new apartments at Waterbury state office complex

ladd hallMark your calendars for the groundbreaking celebration for South Main Apartments (formerly the state office complex's Ladd Hall) in Waterbury. Senator Patrick Leahy will join developers Central Vermont Community Land Trust and Housing Vermont as the community ga

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

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

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