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Some borrowers harmed during foreclosure receive compensation

Borrowers nationwide who think they were financially harmed during the mortgage foreclosure process in 2009 or 2010 may request an independent review and potentially receive compensation.  The deadline for filing appli

VHFA drops interest rates for home buyers

We are pleased to announce that VHFA has lowered its home mortgage interest rates today.   Although they were this low for several months earlier in the year,  VHFA's rates have never been lower. 

The new rates are: 

Vermont experts to discuss business opportunities in community development lending

Business Opportunities in Community Development LendingVHFA Executive Director Sarah Carpenter will be joined by other members of Vermont’s lending community on June 8 to share insights about business o

Patrick DiMambro hired as staff accountant

Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Tuesday that Patrick DiMambro of Burlington has joined VHFA as Staff Accountant.

Advanced housing tax credit course on June 7, 2012

This full day training, sponsored by Vermont Housing Managers Association, is intended for senior management staff, developers, corporate finance officers, and others involved in decision-making with regard to how credit deals are structured.  

How negative equity affects unemployment rates

State housing finance agency credit ratings stabilize

Credit ratings for the single-family programs of state housing finance agencies in the U.S.

New neighbors in VHFA’s future?

Plans for the final development of the block across from VHFA’s offices took a leap forward recently.  On Tuesday, Burlington voters approved the creation of a tax increment financing district to help projects such as this in

Treasury announces $35 million in New Markets Tax Credit awards for Vermont

Emphasizing the importance of economic recovery in distressed areas, U.S. Department of the Treasury's announced last week the award of $3.6 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) nationwide, including $35 million for Vermont projects.  

Housing finance agency bonds give best risk-adjusted return among municipal bonds

Since 2009, bonds backed by payments on publicly financed single-family-home loans earned more than all other types of municipal bonds, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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