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Burlington Town Center expected to create much-needed affordable housing and jobs

In addition to construction jobs, the proposed Burlington Town Center plans include creation of 55 new units of affordable housing and 219 market rate homes.  Housing advocates and community leaders joined Burlington Mayor Weinberger today in City Hall Park to discuss ways in which the proposed Town Center would help address the needs of the region’s residents for more affordable homes located near jobs and services. 

Showcase your innovative project at the Vermont Statewide Housing Conference

In addition to other exciting new features, the Vermont Statewide Housing Conference on November 14-15 will be showcasing the most dedicated and innovative projects in our communities. "Projects" could be homeownership or rental housing developments, planning efforts, collaborations, initiatives, or other coordinated efforts. Conference attendees will learn about these projects from concept to reality via posters on display throughout the conference.

Vermont celebrates opening of its first net-zero energy, affordable rental neighborhood

Executive Director Sarah Carpenter joined Congressman Peter Welch, Addison County Community Trust (ACCT), Cathedral Square Corporation (CSC) and other partners yesterday to celebrate the opening of McKnight Lane, Vermont’s first net-zero energy affordable housing community. Formerly a blighted mobile home park, McKnight Lane  is a vibrant, new, affordable rental community featuring Vermods, modular,  high-efficiency homes manufactured in Wilder, Vermont. 

VHFA seeks public input on state's most urgent rental housing needs

VHFA's Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced today that interested parties are invited to submit comments on how housing tax credits are allocated.  Housing tax credits are Vermont’s primary funding source for developing affordable rental housing.  The comments will be considered during this year’s upcoming revisions to Vermont’s Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP).  As administrator of the housing tax credit program, VHFA allocates credits to specific projects in accordance with identified State needs and Federal requirements outlined in the Vermont QAP.

Vermont Realtors sponsors Statewide Housing Conference

A big thanks to Vermont Realtors who is a premier sponsor for the 2016 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference.

Raymond James sponsors Statewide Housing Conference

A big thanks to Raymond James who is a premier sponsor for the 2016 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference.

Today is last day to nominate a Vermont "Housing Hero"

Since 2002, Vermont's Statewide Housing Conference has celebrated the achievements and service of individuals and organizations by recognizing them through the Housing Hero Award.

This year we are expanding our awards and will be naming a Legislative Housing Hero and an Innovation & Impact Housing Hero. The Conference Committee is seeking nominations for both awards before the end of the day today, October 7, 2016. 

 

Submit your nomination

 

Housing Vermont sponsors Statewide Housing Conference

A big thank you to Housing Vermont who is a premier sponsor for the 2016 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference.

Early bird Statewide Housing Conference fee available until Friday, October 7

 

Register

Don't miss your chance to get the early bird, discounted rate by registering for the Vermont Statewide Housing Conference by Friday, October 7.  

Otis Atwell sponsors Statewide Housing Conference

A big thank you to Otis Atwell who is a diamond sponsor for the 2016 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference.

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