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Publications

New report addresses chronic homelessness in Vermont

chronic homelessness reportVHFA has just published "The Costs and Benefits of Assisting Vermont's Chronic Homelessness."

Harvard study looks at nation's rental market, foreclosures

harvard studyHarvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies has just released "America's Rental Housing: The Key to a Balanced National Policy."

Green building and design standards published

green building coverVHFA has just published our Green Building and Design Standards for housing developers.

The standards, which were approved by VHFA's Board of Commissioners on April 7, encourage developers who apply for VHFA financing and Housing Credits to embrace green practices, materials and design in the planning and construction of their buildings.

Housing, wages on a national level

For several years, the Vermont Housing Council and Vermont Housing Awareness Campaign has published their annual "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont."

The report examines the gap between what Vermonters tend to earn and what they can expect to pay for housing in the Green Mountain State.

The Center for Housing Policy in Washington, D.C., has published its most recent "Paycheck to Paycheck," a study that tackles the same topic for housing markets across the country.

Photo casting call

annual report coverSpring marks the beginning of work on VHFA's annual report/wall calendar.

For the past several years, we've published our annual report in the form of a wall calendar to remind folks of the good work VHFA does year-round in the name of affordable housing.

We're looking for recent homeowners with VHFA mortgage loans who're willing to be photographed for the report.

"Out of Reach" report published

out of reach logoOur friends at the Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition (VAHC) have issued a press release regarding the latest "Out of Reach" report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC).

The report shows Vermont is the 18th most expensive state in the nation for renters, and in the top 10 for most expensive rural areas.

Read the full VAHC release.

More housing/wages report press coverage

Last week's release of "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont" continues to generate housing-related stories in the Vermont media. Here are some of the recent stories that have appeared around the state:

Housing/wages report press coverage

sen. vince illuzziHere're links to a number of news stories regarding yesterday's release of "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont":

Housing/wages event held in Montpelier

This morning we announced the publication of "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont" at an 11:30 press conference held at the Statehouse in Montpelier.

Here are some photos we shot at the event.

We'll be posting a full press release regarding the publication soon.

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molly dugan, erhard mahnke & sarah carpenter

Housing/wages report released

We've just published the 2008 update of "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont," and will be holding a press event at the Statehouse in Montpelier in 90 minutes.

You can read the report online.

More details soon ...

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