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Vermont wins HUD grant for campaign to build inclusive communities

Vermont’s Fair Housing Project at CVOEO will begin work with partner organizations to launch a “hearts and minds campaign” about the many advantages to communities of encouraging affordable mixed income housing in locations that are conducive to sound economic development. HUD has announced the award of $125,000 for the project.

VHFA celebrates Sam Falzone's decades of commitment to Vermont renters

sam falzone and groupOn October 1, 1979, a young Sam Falzone started what would become a 35+ year career dedicated to affordable rental housing for lower income Vermonters.

Calling all property owners and managers interested in energy tracking

energy moneyHUD has several remaining open seats for a free training in Energy Star Portfolio Manager.  This tool is intended to provide Multifamily property owners and managers with tools to better manage utility consumption and expenditures.

Vermont Statewide Housing Conference registrations filling fast

 One-third of the conference workshops are at least half full! Register today if you want a spot in our most popular offerings:

Walking the talk of wellness in the workplace

bikesmoothieBicycle powered smoothies were one of the many items on the menu for yesterday’s VHFA Wellness Fair. Staff from across the agency received biometric screenings and flu immunizations as well as yoga, Qigong, and healthy eating workshops.

How do you "plug the leaks"?

Button up videoAs summer fades, now is the perfect time to share advice on making our homes more energy efficient and comfortable.  The Button Up Video Contest is looking for short videos that inspire viewers to take action to lower their heating costs.

Registration open for Vermont Statewide Housing Conference

 The Vermont Statewide Housing Conference is proud to announce its lineup of 18 workshops, in-depth plenary panel and nationally-acclaimed keynote speaker Barry Zigas. Register online today for this important event!

Update of Vermont building energy standards moves forward

energy meterAfter reviewing comments, the Vermont Public Service Department has revised Vermont’s building energy standards and submitted them to the Secretary of State as part of the rulemaking process.

Jim Jeffords, former U.S. Senator and Vermont Housing Hero, dies at age 80

jeffords sarahFormer U.S. Senator and long-time Vermont resident Jim Jeffords died this morning. Since retiring from the Senate in 2007, Jeffords has lived in Knollwood Military Retirement Residence in the Washington, DC area near his family.

Groundbreaking set for new apartments at Waterbury state office complex

ladd hallMark your calendars for the groundbreaking celebration for South Main Apartments (formerly the state office complex's Ladd Hall) in Waterbury. Senator Patrick Leahy will join developers Central Vermont Community Land Trust and Housing Vermont as the comm

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