VHFA Executive Director Maura Collins joined U.S. Representative Peter Welch and housing partners last week for a virtual ribbon-cutting for Woolson Block in Springfield. The historic revitalization project, developed by Evernorth and Springfield Housing Authority, offers 20 new apartments and commercial space.
By: Mia Watson
April 26, 2021
Fair Housing Month is an opportunity to explore ways to promote housing opportunity throughout the year. Communities play important role to play in fair housing because many local practices or policies that seem outwardly reasonable can promote housing discrimination or segregation.
By: Steve Gronlund
April 23, 2021
Executive Director Maura Collins announced that VHFA has selected Gale Proulx of Burlington as its new IT Support Specialist.
Proulx is a 2020 graduate of Champlain College, where she received a B.S. in Data Analytics and worked as a Windows Administrator Assistant. Recently she has worked remotely as a data science associate for a New York company that provides managed IT services for financial firms. She has also worked for the Vermont Racial Justice Alliance and Vermont Public Radio on data analytics projects.
By: Mia Watson
April 19, 2021
This press release from the Vermont Futures Project shares their new white paper on housing challenges and solutions in Vermont. VHFA assisted with research on the project.
In 2016, The Vermont Futures Project set a target for 5,000 new and retrofitted housing units per year to meet the critical need for homes across Vermont. This was a need five years ago, and as we strive to recover from the pandemic-caused economic downturn, the health of Vermont’s housing market is under more stress than ever.