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VHFA tests “Mission Possible” teams on their housing issue knowledge


Mission Possible team  members work on the housing test. 
Photo by S. Gronlund.  For more photos, see our Facebook page.

“What proportion of renters in Chittenden County are cost burdened?” “How much in closing costs and taxes do Vermonters pay on average when they buy a home?”

Still time to register for the 2015 Green Real Estate Symposium

There's still time to register for the 2015 Green Real Estate Symposium on October 29, 2015, at the Lake Morey Resort.

The symposium features powerhouse speakers and leading instructors in the real estate industry.

Woodstock community celebrates the creation of 28 affordable apartments

Governor Shumlin joined Woodstock residents, local officials, and statewide housing partners yesterday to celebrate the creation of 28 new affordable rental apartments at the Safford Commons complex.  Safford Commons is on the site of the former Grange Hall and church on Route 4 in Woodstock.  While 24 of the new apartments are in newly-constructed buildings, four are in the buildings that already stood on the site 

Renewable Energy 2015 Conference and Expo

Renewable Energy 2015 (RE 2015) is Vermont’s annual convention bringing together key players in the renewables sector. This year's conference, slated for October 8 & 9, highlights current energy challenges, Vermont’s leadership role in the energy industry, and the steps needed to implement an integrated energy infrastructure.

Job opening: Cathedral Square Corporation seeks Director of Operations

Cathedral Square Corporation, a nonprofit organization providing housing and services to seniors throughout Vermont, is seeking a Director of Operations who will be responsible for overseeing the operations for all CSC’s properties including but not limited to the financial, social, and structural aspects.  He/she also directs and supervises the Director of Maintenance, Occupancy and Compliance

Algiers Village honored for transformation from brownfield to affordable rental housing

The Algiers Village redevelopment project in Guilford  was recently selected as a winner of the national Phoenix Award. This award honors the team of dedicated Vermont partners who led the transformation of a rural village that had fallen into disrepair and become contaminated by petroleum.  

From Ladd Hall to South Main Apartments: Governor helps celebrate rebirth at the Waterbury state office complex

Governor Shumlin, VHFA’s Sarah Carpenter and many others gathered yesterday to celebrate the opening of South Main Apartments in Waterbury.

Historic Putney home renovated to provide 11 affordable apartments

There were smiles a plenty in Putney Thursday as the community celebrated the renovation of the historic Plantz house at 27 Old Depot Road. The apartments will be managed by Windham and Windsor Housing Trust who oversaw the renovation process.

Most Vermonters are likely to choose living in smoke-free housing

The latest Vermont Department of Health survey indicated that nearly 60% of Vermonters would be more likely to choose living in a smoke-free building over a similar building in which smoking was permitted.

There was even greater support for limiting smoking in building entryways; roughly 80% of survey respondents supported limiting or outright prohibiting smoking in entryways. 

USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator visits VHFA to discuss plans and policies

Tony Hernandez, USDA Rural Development’s (RD) Rural Housing Service Administrator, visited VHFA to share his plans for RD’s programs and policies for the future. The roundtable format brought together 20 housing leaders from across the state including Rutland, the Northeast Kingdom, and northwestern Vermont.

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