Plan for ending homelessness in Vermont drafted

The Vermont Council on Homelessness has been working on writing a new Plan to End Homelessness and just released a draft for public comment.

Assistance available through EPA’s Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program

EPA's Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program will be offering free technical assistance to communities interested in implementing smart growth approaches.

Your input needed for survey on the Vermont Downtown Program

To help guide its re-evaluation of the Vermont “Downtown Program” (including the new town centers, growth centers, and Vermont neighborhood designations), the Vermont Department of Economic, Housing and Community Development (DEHCD) would like your i

Congress Keeps American Community Survey Intact For Now

The continuing resolution passed by the U.S.

Help identify strategies for improving housing in Chittenden County

The ECOS (Environment. Community. Opportunity.

Building a more resilient Vermont one year after Irene

A year ago since Tropical Storm Irene, Vermonters are coming to terms with the fact that extreme weather events will undoubtedly become more frequent.  In response, the Institute for Sustainable Communities, a Montpelier-based nonprof

New VT fire and building safety codes proposed

Vermont's Division of Fire Safety has issued the proposed 2012 Vermont Fire and Building Safety Code

$280,000 in ECOS project grants available for Chittenden County sustainability efforts

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, on behalf of the ECOS Steering Committee, is requesting proposals for projects that will progress the goals and criteria of the ECOS Project.

New guide to federal resources for sustainable rural communities

A consortium of federal agencies recently released a guide entitled New Federal Resources for Sustainable Rural Commu

Pre-register by August 1 for meeting to re-envision the General Assistance Housing Program

From the VT Department for Children and Families:


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