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Last week for early bird Vermont Statewide Housing Conference fee

Don't miss your chance to get the discounted early bird rate by registering for the Vermont Statewide Housing Conference by Friday, October 5.   

Decline in household incomes raises concerns about VT economy

A recent article in the Burlington Free Press highlights Vermont’s stagnating household incomes, raising concerns over the strength of its economy and the ability of its residents to afford housing.

Liz Ogbu, inspiring new voice for social innovation, to keynote November Statewide Housing Conference

This year's conference on November 13-14, 2018 will feature keynote speaker Liz Ogbu, a designer, urbanist, and social innovator who collaborates with communities to leverage the power of design to catalyze sustained social impact. Ogbu has taught at California College of the Arts, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. She has also been chosen as a TED speaker, one of Public Interest Design’s Top 100, and an Aspen Ideas Scholar.

Morgan Stanley sponsors Statewide Housing Conference

Morgan Stanley is our newest Platinum level sponsor of the 2018 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference. The conference will be held on November 13th and 14th at the Hilton Burlington. Conference registration is now open, with special early bird pricing available for a limited time only.

Groundbreaking celebrated at Garden Street Apartments

VHFA Executive Director Sarah Carpenter joined affordable housing partners and elected officials to celebrate the start of construction of Garden Street Apartments on Market and Garden Streets in South Burlington. The apartments will be built by Snyder Braverman Development and sold to Champlain Housing Trust and Housing Vermont upon completion.

New research shows path to affordable, sustainable homeownership

A recent report from researchers at Ohio State University and Fannie Mae describes new evidence of ways to extend homeownership sustainably.  Lower income households seeking to purchase homes face many barriers including lack of wealth for down payment.  Further, “after purchasing a home, lower income homeowners are often at higher risk of default due to unaffordable mortgage terms, higher loan-to-value ratios, and fragile household balance

Chittenden County Homeless Alliance is hiring!

The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance has an opening for a detail oriented, consensus building, people-person to serve as a part-time coordinator for the mission to end homelessness in our community. This unique and interesting 20 hours per week position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. 

In a cooperative arrangement, this position will be based at Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA), located in downtown Burlington, Vermont.

Mutual of America sponsors Statewide Housing Conference

Mutual of America Life Insurance Company is our newest Platinum level sponsor of the 2018 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference. The conference will be held on November 13th and 14th at the Hilton Burlington. Conference registration is now open, with special early bird pricing available for a limited time only.

TD Bank sponsors Statewide Housing Conference

TD Bank is our newest Platinum level sponsor of the 2018 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference. The conference will be held on November 13th and 14th at the Hilton Burlington. Conference registration is now open, with special early bird pricing available for a limited time only.

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