Strong financial performance contributed to a rating upgrade from AA to AA+ for Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA)'s multiple purpose bonds from Fitch Ratings last week. AA+ is the second highest possible rating from Fitch. The rating applies to all outstanding long-term debt under the multiple... Read More
This commentary by VHFA Executive Director Maura Collins appeared recently in VTDigger As the start of the 2020 U.S. census nears, it is important to understand its immense impact on our daily lives and why an accurate count of our nation’s population is so important. The founders of our country... Read More
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (FHLBB) is inviting the Vermont affordable housing community to attend an upcoming listening session for its Affordable Housing Program (AHP). The program awards approximately $20.7 million in grants and low-interest loans through member institutions to... Read More
VHFA Executive Director Maura Collins
VHFA Executive Director Maura Collins was interviewed by Darryl Hicks for the December issue of Tax Credit Advisor, a leading industry publication focused on the development and financing of subsidized housing. The interview... Read More
The State of Vermont’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is inviting the public to attend a series of community outreach meetings around the state to inform its upcoming HUD Consolidated Plan.   The 5-year HUD Consolidated Plan outlines priorities for over $10 million in... Read More
VHFA celebrated Brenda Howley for her many years of service as she retires from the Agency this month. Brenda Howley served as VHFA’s Legal Coordinator since 2011. She worked with VHFA’s General Counsel to oversee VHFA’s corporate records, loan closings, Agency bond issuances, and coordinated... Read More