Partner organizations

United Way invites community to complete health survey

United Way of Northwest Vermont is collaborating with other Vermont United Way organizations and the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont to ask individuals across the state to share priorities and perceptions about the health of our community. The survey will help prioritize community needs in the coming year as Vermont recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor and lieutenant governor candidate forums set for September 17-18

With Election Day in Vermont just around the corner, we’re excited to announce that we have teamed up with the

Webinar on local housing committees on August 21

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO)'s Fair Housing Project will host a free webinar on local housing committees on Friday, August 21 from 12:30 p.m to 2:30 p.m. 

Municipal Engagement for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion tool now available

The Local Solutions and Community Action Team of the Vermont Governor’s Economic Mitigation and Recovery Task Force created a tool for municipalities and local leaders looking to expand the vibrancy of their communities. The ideas and recommendations in the tool come from Vermonters and in many cases have already been implemented with success in communities across the state.

Five things to know about pre-approvals

VHFA offers loan programs through local participating lenders to help people bridge the gap and afford to buy a home in Vermont. Getting a pre-approval from a lender is the first step in the process. Here are answers to the top 5 questions homebuyers have about pre-approvals.       

Webinar on challenges and resources for homeowners on July 31

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO)'s Fair Housing Project will host a free, hour-long webinar on Friday, July 31 at 12:30 p.m. It will discuss the current state of homeownership and housing in Vermont (including racial inequities), describe how to access community housing data, and will share resources for homeowners affected by the pandemic, including the Vermont COVID Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program.

Mortgage Assistance Program webinar on July 23

Vermont Legal Aid will host a free, 30-minute virtual town hall on Thursday, July 23 at 10 a.m. It will discuss the new financial help homeowners affected by COVID-19 can receive through the Vermont Mortgage Assistance Program as well as other programs for homeowners who may be facing foreclosure. VLA Attorney Grace Pazdan will talk about how the program works, who is eligible for assistance, and how to apply, and will answer questions live. Pre-registration is not required. 

Looking for affordable rental housing?

Are you or someone you know in need of an affordable rental apartment? According to the Vermont Directory of Affordable Rental Housing, there are apartments vacant in 50 affordable housing complexes throughout the state of Vermont.

Governor's Economic Recovery Task Force announces virtual county forums

The Local Support and Community Action Team of the Governor's Economic Recovery Task Force is launching a series of virtual forums for every county across the state.

VHFA launches Housing Investment Fund with VCF

Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) is pleased to announce the launch of the VHFA Housing Investment Fund with Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) as its founding investor. This will be initiated with a VCF investment of $1.5 million for a pre-development program and a long-term loan program made to developers of affordable rental housing. VHFA is working to expand the fund with investments from other community partners to grow its impact.  

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