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Housing policy key to equalizing access to high quality education

Lower income and non-white students lack equal access to top performing schools  largely because of housing availability and cost, according to a recent report from the Brookings Institution.  Based on research pertaining to 84,077 schools

U.S. House of Representatives votes to eliminate the American Community Survey

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HUD unveils new consolidated planning tools

The consolidated planning process required of states and communities that receive HUD funds just got easier.  On Monday, HUD release its eCon Planning Suite, a streamlined set of electronic data and technology tools to help communities conduct the analyses needed

Chittenden County housing priorities meeting on May 17

The ECOS (Environment. Community. Opportunity.

HUD Consolidated Plan 2012 Action Plan ready for comments

Vermont’s Department of Economic, Housing and Community Development (DEHCD) will conduct a public hearing to receive comments on its proposed HUD Consolidated Plan 2012 Action Plan on Monday, April 2, 2012 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM in the Calvin Coolidge room, at the National Life Building North Lobby, Sixth Floor, Montpelier, Vermont.

Help finalize indicators for monitoring housing progress in Chittenden County

Do you have ideas about the best measures of Chittenden County's progress toward sustainability?   In the initial stage of the county's ECOS (Environment. Community.

VHFA opposes South Burlington's interim zoning proposal

Today VHFA submitted comments to the South Burlington City Council in response to their consideration of a proposed Interim Zoning ordinance.

HUD Consolidated Plan public hearing on Feb. 13

The State of Vermont’s Department of Economic, Housing and Community Development will conduct a public hearing in preparation of developing its 2012 Action Plan for the HUD Consolidated Plan for 2010-2015, to hear views about the State’s housing and community development needs, including priority non-housing community development needs and development of proposed activities, and review past performan

Designing the future of Burlington's downtown areas

If you're walking down Church Street in Burlington this week and want to help shape the future of the city's downtown areas, stop by the PlanBTV design charrette underway in the former Ann Taylor store space at 1 Church Street.   

Read more in today's Burlington Free Press or watch a short video about PlanBTV.

Tax credit allocation plan hearing next week

A public hearing to discuss changes to Vermont's Housing Tax Credit Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) will be held on February 2, 2012  at the National Life Board Room in Montpelier, from 9:00 to 11:00 am.

Materials pertaining to this meeting will be available soon.  Please contact VHFA's Robin Howe at rhowe@vhfa.org with questions.











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