August 8, 2012 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
August 8, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The Vermont Department of Health has noted an increase in the number of people who are reporting bats (mostly big brown bats) flying through open windows and doors and getting trapped inside homes and camps this summer.
June 14, 2012 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
June 14, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced additional tax relief to help flood survivors who replaced mobile homes damaged or destroyed in either federally declared disasters that occurred in 2011, the spring flooding and Tropical Storm Irene. Specifically, a provision of Act 143 of 2012 makes purchases of these mobile homes tax-free for Vermont residents.
December 28, 2011 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
December 28, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Peter Shumlin and legislative leaders announced today that the state would add $6.1 million to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, known as LIHEAP, to help ensure Vermonters can afford to heat their homes and stay warm this winter.
December 27, 2011 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
December 28, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The mobile home de-construction team assembled by Lt. Gov. Phil Scott and Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller has finished their work in six mobile home parks around the state. The group will hold a press conference on Thursday to report on their work and answer questions.
Sanders to CFTC: Get Serious About Oil Speculators: Regulators Must Check Skyrocketing Home Heating Prices
October 17, 2011 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, DC – October 17, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said the Commodity Futures Trading Commission should adopt a rule with real teeth to limit oil speculators, not a watered-down measure set for a vote on Tuesday.
July 22, 2011 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
BURLINGTON, VT – July 22, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Vermont Housing Data Website (www.housingdata.org) has added hundreds of Census data including Census 2010 demographic information and detailed estimates on home heating sources and housing cost burdens from the U.S. Census Bureauâ€™s American Community Survey (ACS).
March 9, 2011 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
BURLINGTON, VT – March 9, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Robin Howe of Colchester has joined Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as Multifamily Operations Specialist
February 14, 2011 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
BURLINGTON, VT – February 14, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Vermont congressional delegation today opposed a White House budget proposal that would nearly cut in half a heating assistance program for seniors and low-income families with children.
December 21, 2010 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, DC – December 21, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — The Senate today cleared the way for an additional $10.8 million for home heating assistance for about 27,000 Vermont households, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced.
May 28, 2010 Posted by Vermont RealEstateRama
Washington, DC – May 28, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that Vermont has weatherized 847 homes under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as of March 31, 2010.