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Helping homebuyers stretch their buying power in uncertain times

This article previously appeared as sponsored content on VTDigger. VHFA is proud to underwrite VTDigger’s independent journalism. 

Upcoming webinars from New England Resident Service Coordinators, Inc. (NERSC)

Mental health update– June 9

Presented by Thomas Burr, NAMI Connecticut, Inc.

This webinar will educate participants on mental health and mental illnesses, explore the role that trauma plays in mental health, as well as the stigma that mental health holds in society. The session will provide tips for maintaining good mental health, teach participants how to identify someone who may be struggling, and how to best support them and connect them to resources. The session will also explore the latest research and treatment options.

Governor’s recovery task force releases initial recommendations

Earlier this week, the Local Support and Community Action Team released its interim report with recommendations on how Vermont can begin its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The team is a part of the Economic Mitigation and Recovery Task Force charged by Governor Scott with identifying recovery initiatives and best practices.

The ABCs of ADUs: An Informational Webinar

AARP Vermont and HomeShare VT are co-sponsoring a free informational webinar with housing experts and Burlington Planning & Zoning staff on Thursday, June 4th from 12- 1PM.  

The webinar will address the benefits of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), share architectural design ideas, the latest zoning regulations passed by City Council, and the steps required to get an ADU permitted and built in the city of Burlington.

Upcoming webinars from New England Resident Service Coordinators, Inc.

Focusing, Collaborating, and Supporting Autonomy: Key Strategies for Effective Change Conversations

Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity issues RFP for Family Supportive Housing

The Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity in the Department for Children and Families is now accepting proposals for the Phase IV Expansion of the Family Supportive Housing program for FY21. Family Supportive Housing places families experiencing homelessness into housing and provides long-term, intensive service coordination and case management to help families keep housing.

VHFA awards federal and state tax credits to develop and preserve affordable housing

The Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) Board of Commissioners announced on Monday the award of federal and state housing tax credits and loans to support the development, rehabilitation or preservation of 104 permanently affordable apartments in six communities across the state.

Help identify high impact strategies for promoting Vermont’s recovery

The Local Support and Community Action Team of the State of Vermont Economic Mitigation and Recovery Task Force needs your help prioritizing high impact ideas and actions identified by diverse stakeholders for COVID-19 recovery.  The task force was established by Governor Scott to help mitigate the short-term economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and develop strategies for long-term business and community recovery. 

Looking for affordable rental housing?

Are you or is someone you know in need of an affordable apartment? According to the Vermont Directory of Affordable Rental Housing, there are current vacancies in 47 affordable housing complexes throughout the state. Learn more about specific units by clicking on the development name below, or by visiting the vacancy profiles on the website. 

AHP funding application opens June 8

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (FHLBB)'s 2020 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) will begin to accept applications on June 8, 2020.  The program will award approximately $18.1 million in grants and low-interest loans through member institutions to organizations

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