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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:

Your feedback needed for Vermont’s Plan to End Homelessness

Want to help end one of our state’s most serious housing problems?

Housing emerges as central theme for planBTV

Community feedback about the future of Burlington made it clear that expanding downtown housing choices is a top priority for residents, employers, and the others who work or play in the city, according planBTV, the city's new draft long-range plan.

Public hearings on Vermont disaster recovery funds started yesterday in Brattleboro

Representatives from the Vermont Department of Economic, Housing, and Community Development answered questions from Windham county residents and business owners last night at the Latchis Theater in Brattleboro.   This m

Workshop on municipal affordable housing regulations on Thursday, June 7

The Vermont Interfaith Action is sponsoring a workshop this Thurday. Learn how to find out what your town’s regulations are governing the building of affordable housing.  Discover which regulations help to increase affordable housing, and which ones hinder it.

5:15 pm to 7:30 pm
College Street Congregational Church, Perkins Room
264 College St, Burlington

Presenters:  Brian Shupe and Kate McCarthy, Vermont Natural Resources Council


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