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Housing policy

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!

U.S. rental housing assistance illustrated on YouTube by Urban Institute

Check out this short video from the Urban Institute that explains the role of rental housing assistance for those who receive it and the problems that ensue for those who need it but can not.

Details of federal Johnson-Crapo Housing Finance Reform Bill released

capitalSenate Banking Committee leaders Tim Johnson of South Dakota and Mike Crapo of Idaho released yesterday details of their comprehensive housing finance reform legislation, entitled the Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2014.

VPR spotlights VHFA's homeownership programs

In light of expanded income and purchase price limits that went into effect last week  for VHFA's home mortgage programs, Vermont Public Radio (VPR) took a closer look at VHFA's role in the single-family home lending market.     

Federal government "shutdown" contingency plans available from housing agencies

Housing events calendar for week of September 16, 2013

Organizing your schedule for next week? Check out the list below and the Events Calendar page on VHFA's website for the latest Vermont housing events.

Federal housing finance policy takes the spotlight

President Obama’s speech Tuesday has spurred debate about the federal government’s role in financing home ownership, according to yesterday’s

Registration now open for online UVM housing policy course

Want to learn more about housing policy and finance in a fun, stimulating, and convenient way?

VHFA sheds light on Rental Assistance Demonstration program implications

VT Digger’s recent piece on a new HUD initiative that changes the way public housing costs are funded featured VHFA’s executive director, Sarah Carpenter, and policy and planning manager, Maura Collins.  

Guest Post: Corporate rax reform could lead to losses in equity for affordable rental housing

By Michael J. Novogradac, CPA

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