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Study Finds Affordable Housing Reduces Health Care Costs

A study conducted by the Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE) found affordable housing reduced overall health care expenditures by 12% for Medicaid recipients. By comparing individuals' Medicaid claims in the year prior to moving into affordable housing to their Medicaid claims in the year after moving in, researchers found an average total savings of $576 a year.

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.

Housing events calendar for week of November 18, 2013

Organizing your schedule for next week? Check out the list below and the Events Calendar page on VHFA's website for the latest Vermont housing events.

Housing events calendar for week of October 14, 2013

Organizing your schedule for next week? Check out the list below and the Events Calendar page on VHFA's website for the latest Vermont housing events.

"Help for would-be homebuyers" in the Burlington Free Press

Burlington Free PressBuying a home can be one of the most important steps in our lives.   The Burlington Free Press recently echoed words of advice from VHFA to consumers thinking about buying a home.     

Evidence of the benefits of foreclosure mitigation counseling

A recent report shows that homeowners who received foreclosure mitigation counseling were nearly twice as likely to obtain a mortgage modification and at least 67 percent more likely to remain current on their mortgage nine months after receiving one. This not only helped stabilize the homeowners who would have otherwise lost their home, but also saved servicers considerable time and expense.

Bridges out of poverty workshop offered on March 21, 2012

Save the date!

Bridges Out of Poverty
By Prudence Pease
Presentation: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Admission is FREE for Vermont Resident Service Coordinators & Vermont Housing Managers Association members. There will be a $10 materials fee.  Non-Members are invited to attend for $20 (includes admission & materials).

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Housing policy course offered by VHFA's Maura Collins

maura collinsVHFA Policy and Planning Manager Maura Collins will teach a graduate-level housing policy course at the University of Vermont in Burlington.

The course will be offered in the Spring 2011 semester, with classes starting in January. 

Read about the topics and speakers featured in the class

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