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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 time of h

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

VHFA to offer down payment and closing cost assistance for Vermonters

Two new VHFA bond deals will finance hundreds of VT home purchases and preserve affordable rental housing

VHFA has taken two big steps towards making housing more affordable in the Green Mountain State.

Vermonters receive relief of $4.9 million from National Mortgage Settlement

The nation’s largest mortgage servicers have distributed $26.1 billion in direct relief to nearly 310,000 homeowners, or roughly $84,385 per homeowner as part of the National Mortgage Settlement, according to a p

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