Vermont's tight market for the poorest renters stands out among New England states

By: Leslie Black-Plumeau

DLI affordabilityVermont was placed among states with the fewest apartments available for deeply low-income renters by a recent study from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition.  For every 100 renters in the state, only 11 units are affordable and available to renters making less than 15% of the area median income, the researchers estimated.

No other New England state had as tight a rental stock as Vermont for deeply low-income apartment seekers.

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Pictured:  Excerpt from National Low-Income Housing Coalition's "Housing Spotlight", August 2014.