BURLINGTON, VT Four employees of Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) in Burlington attended two days of presentations and training in March. Financial Analyst Lisa Clark, Information Systems Manager Rick Jean, Multifamily Operations Specialist Nina McDonnell, and Applications Specialist/Analyst Sherri Mullin attended the Mitas Seminar 2002, presented by The Mitas Group Inc. of McKinney, Texas. The group received product overviews from the company and presentations on future product innovations including Web applications, remote access changes, and new mapping software initiatives. Representatives from 16 organizations from across the country attended the annual event at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas, on March 4 and 5. VHFA's finance department, and single- and multifamily departments use Mitas products for accounting, database applications, and underwriting and reservations of single-family mortgages. VHFA was established by the Vermont Legislature in 1974 to finance and promote affordable housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income Vermonters. Since its inception, the agency has helped more than 23,000 households with affordable mortgages and 4,900 families into affordable rental units.