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Housing events calendar for week of May 13, 2013

Posted by: Leslie Black-Plumeau on May 10, 2013 - 11:31am

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.

Tuesday, May 14

Rural Edge Homebuyer Education Workshop

  • 5:30 PM-9:30 PM
  • Gilman Housing Trust Office, 48 Elm Street, Lyndonville, VT

You'll learn about..... the home buying process. Choosing a home. Types of mortgages. Closing costs. Talking with a lender. Possible incentives. Register early and take advantage of our reduced rate of $50.00. Please sign in at 5:15pm. Registration Fee $60.00. More information: 888.698.8466, staceyd@nekhome.org, http://www.myvthome.org.

Wednesday, May15

Home Share Now Informational Meeting

  • 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
  • Home Share Now's Barre office, 115 N. Main Street, Barre, VT

Call ahead of time to ensure sufficent refreshments. Program Manager Ry Parcell said “all of Home Share Now’s home providers offer depth–local history, forgotten skills and technique, and life experience; all of this plus affordable housing!”Home Share Now is waiving its enrollment fee for the months of April, May, and June 2013. Background checks, interviews, and personal references required. Furthermore, those people matched in those same months will get 50% off their final match fee, a potential savings of up to $300. Home Share Now is especially looking for home seekers who are flexible, are willing to live in central Vermont, and can provide 5-10 hours of work per week for a local elder in exchange for low cost or no cost housing. Possible work to include transportation, grocery shopping, cooking, companionship, and/or a protective presence. More information: Ry Parcell, Home Share Now, 802.479.8544, http://www.homesharenow.org.

Thursday,May16

1. Vermont Community Development Association Annual Spring Conference

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • VFW Club - Post 792, 1 Pioneer Street, Montpelier, VT

The focus of this year’s conference is “Developing Your Community as a Workforce — How to Make it Happen!” The conference will explore what the demographic data and trends for your area show, the role of quality of life in attracting and retaining businesses and employers, workforce development tools and techniques, and more! More information: Theresa Bachand, VLCT, 802.229.9111, tbachand@vlct.org, http://www.vhfa.org/redirect.php?url=www.vtaffordablehousing.org/news/2013/04/vcda-spring-conference-register-today/.

2. Rural Edge Homebuyer Education Workshop

  • 5:30 PM-9:30 PM
  • Gilman Housing Trust Office, 48 Elm Street, Lyndonville, VT

You'll learn about..... the home buying process. Choosing a home. Types of mortgages. Closing costs. Talking with a lender. Possible incentives. Register early and take advantage of our reduced rate of $50.00. Please sign in at 5:15pm. Registration Fee $60.00. More information: 888.698.8466, staceyd@nekhome.org, http://www.myvthome.org.

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