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Need an affordable apartment or know someone who does?

Need an affordable apartment?

Need an affordable apartment or know someone who does?

Unconscoius bias & fair housing 101

Our brains process information differently. When making important life decisions, we weigh a few factors deliberately (slowly). But for hundreds of other factors, we must rely on intuitive judgment — and we weigh these unconsciously (quickly). Even if in our slow thinking we work to avoid discrimination, it can easily creep into our fast thinking.

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.

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