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Photos: Champlain Housing Trust ribbon cutting

Posted by: VHFA on March 9, 2009 - 8:26am

sen. leahy addresses crowdChamplain Housing Trust (CHT) played host to approximately 100 guests at a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday morning for their new headquarters on King Street in Burlington.

The building, a stone's throw from VHFA's location on Saint Paul Street, also contains 20 new units of housing.

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, Vermont Sen. Susan Bartlett, and representatives from CHT, Housing Vermont, and NeighborWorks America spoke in a crowded second floor meeting room before things moved outside for the official ribbon cutting.

VHFA Executive Director Sarah Carpenter was one of those cutting the ribbon.

VHFA allocated $410,000 in Housing Tax Credits to project.

Crews from all three local TV stations — WCAX Channel 3, Fox 44, and WPTZ NewsChannel 5 — and The Burlington Free Press attended the event.

You can read their reports online:

Here are some photos from Saturday morning:

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