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NLIHC collecting signatures

nlihc logoThe National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is asking organizations to sign a letter to be sent to The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

The letter urges the Commission to adopt the principle that lower income people should not be harmed by its recommendations, and emphasizes smart investments to help low income people will strengthen the economy and the nation.

Report: Community land trust homeowners have lower foreclosure, delinquency rates

News from our friends across the street at Champlain Housing Trust (CHT): A new study shows community land trust homeowners have lower foreclosure and delinquency rates.

State of the Nation's Housing report released

report coverThe Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University released its "State of the Nation’s Housing" report today.

$4.5 million grant for NeighborWorks of Western Vermont

NeighborWorks of Western Vermont won a $4.5 million grant for innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy programs.

The Rutland County nonprofit housing organization received the grant — one of only 20 nationwide — for its proposal to save energy and create jobs retrofitting homes and municipal buildings.

Fox 44 covers credit score workshop

Burlington's Fox 44 TV covered the credit report review workshop held at Champlain Housing Trust earlier this week ("Free credit report reviews today"):

COTS hiring

cots logoThe Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) in Burlington has several job openings it's looking to fill:

Free credit report reviews today

Our friends across the street at Champlain Housing Trust, 88 King St., Burlington, are offering free credit report reviews today from 3-7 p.m.

The only stipulation is your household income be less than $50,000.

Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, contact Chris Donnelly at Chris.Donnelly@champlainhousingtrust.org or 802.861.7305.

VAHC looking for Communications and Outreach Coordinator

The Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition (VAHC) in Burlington is accepting applications for its 2010-11 AmeriCorps VISTA Communications and Outreach Coordinator position.

Report: Vermont rental housing grows more out of reach

Vermonters who rent live in the 15th least affordable state in the nation, according to a new report released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), a Washington, D.C., housing advocacy group, and the Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition (VAHC) in Burlington.

The annual "Out of Reach" report, released today, says rural Vermont is one of the 10 most expensive rural areas in the nation.

Photos: VHCC Legislative Day

More than 100 supporters traveled to the Statehouse for the recent Legislative Day to build awareness and support for the Vermont Housing & Conservation Coalition.

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