Vermont housing campaign featured in report


The Vermont Housing Awareness Campaign has been featured in a new report by the Partnership for Sustainable Communities (PSC).

PSC's "What Works and Why: Affordable Housing Communications Campaigns 2000–2010" devotes a page to the Vermont campaign, which ran from 2002-04.

The publication features, "the most effective advertising and communication programs for improving public opinion about affordable housing," according to a PSC press release.

The Vermont campaign, lead by VHFA, aimed to raise awareness of the need for more housing of all types in Vermont and build support for more housing development.

More than 40 public and private organizations participated in the campaign.

A free summary of the report is available at the PSC Web site. The full report is available free to PSC members.

PSC is a non-profit organization that relies on tax‐deductible donations to pursue research, information, and advocacy work to promote sustainable planning and development, including the provision of affordable housing near jobs and transit.