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Renovations complete at Depot II in Bethel

Ten affordable apartments have been renovated and upgraded thanks to a variety of funders and construction professionals.   VHFA provided both construction financing and housing credits.   Improvements were made to the buildings’ drainage system and included constructing a new retaining wall—both of which were already tested by Tropical Storm Irene and held up well.

16 Apartments Rehabilitated in Morrisville and Stowe

Lamoille Housing Partnership and Housing Vermont joined with community members and state officials to celebrate the completion of extensive renovations to five apartment buildings in Morrisville and Stowe.  The renovations focused primarily on improving energy efficiency and the durability of the buildings.

Ribbon cut on Ellis Block

VHFA Senior Development Underwriter Cindy Reid (right) and others cut the ribbon yesterday on the newly-renovated Springfield Cinemas 3.

The theatre, damaged by fire three years ago, opened in time to show what will likely be the biggest movie of the year: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II."

$380k secured for senior housing in Vergennes

Eight sources of funds totaling $6.2 million will help construct 25 new affordable rental units for seniors in Vergennes.

"This is exactly the kind of housing we should be building — not only does it meet the significant need for quality and affordable senior housing, but it does it in a very energy efficient manner," U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says.

Vergennes Senior Housing groundbreaking

Join Addison County Community Trust, Housing Vermont, Sen. Bernie Sanders and U.S. Housing & Urban Development Regional Administrator Barbara Fields at a groundbreaking celebration for Vergennes Senior Housing.

It takes places next Monday, June 27, at 9:30 a.m., Armory Lane, Vergennes.

R.V.S.P. to dot@hvt.org.

Thayer Commons in Free Press

The ground breaking at Thayer Commons in Burlington's New North End yesterday was the subject of an article in today's Burlington Free Press.

The article cites Housing Vermont's Nancy Owens with a figure of about $760 for a two-bedroom rental in the facility, including heat and water, compared with a market rate of about $1,200.

Thayer Commons breaks ground

Sen. Patrick Leahy joined affordable housing developers and local, state and federal officials this morning to break ground on Thayer Commons in Burlington.

The project, in city's New North End, will create 33 new affordable apartments for seniors and 33 affordable apartments for families.

Ribbon cut on Johnson Community Housing

Representatives from Vermont Housing Finance Agency, Housing Vermont, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB), the Vermont Legislature and many others cut the ribbon on Johnson Community Housing yesterday.

VHFA Senior Development Underwriter Cindy Reid (top, right) spoke at the event.

Open house for energy efficient homes

5 church stCentral Vermont Community Action Council invites you to an open house for its most energy efficient homes yet: the new building at 5 Church Street in Randolph.

Built on the site of a previous structure destroyed by fire last year, the new building is the most energy-efficient building of its kind in the state.

Veterans housing opens in Winooski

In case you missed VHFA Executive Director Sarah Carpenter, front and center, in this photo from this week's Burlington Free Press.

The occasion was a ribbon cutting at the new Canal Street Apartments in Winooski.


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