Governor Announces Grants to Help Homeless

Randolph, Vt. - January 16, 2008 - Governor Jim Douglas and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Director Taylor Caswell were at the Clara Martin Center in Randolph today to announce over $2.5 million in funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support homelessness projects around the state

Emergency Home Heating Assistance for Vermont

Vermont will receive $3.9 million for emergency home heating assistance. Senators Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy and Congressman Peter Welch announced the state’s share...

Delegation Announces $3.9 Million for Vermont Home Heating Assistance

BURLINGTON, January 16 – U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy and Congressman Peter Welch announced the release of $450 million in home heating...

Vermont Awarded Over $2.5 Million to Support Homeless Programs

Randolph, Vt. - January 16, 2008 - Governor Jim Douglas and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Director Taylor Caswell were at the Clara Martin Center in Randolph today to announce over $2.5 million in funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support homelessness projects around the state

Governor Announces $180,000 in Historic Preservation Grants

MONTPELIER, January 02, 2008 - Governor Jim Douglas today announced $180,000 in 16 matching grants to projects for the restoration and preservation of historic buildings...

Vacation Ownership Alternatives Demystified

BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury Fractional Guide, in partnership with Elite Destination Homes, announces the release of the first comprehensive vacation ownership...

Senator Sanders Proposes $1 Billion Boost for Home Heating Assistance

BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 26, 2007 – As soaring fuel prices stretch household budgets beyond the breaking point, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today he will introduce legislation...

Gov. Douglas Announces $880,000 In Grants For Planning Projects

MONTPELIER, Vt., November 26, 2007 – The state has awarded $880,407 in grants to communities across the state for municipal planning and special projects ranging...

National Smart Growth Award Recognizes Vermont Agency’s Achievements

On Wednesday, November 14th the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB), an independent state funding agency, accepted a Smart Growth Achievement award from the...

Senate Approves Sanders-Leahy Housing Funds For Vermont

WASHINGTON, September 12 – The Senate today approved legislation that includes a provision by Senators Bernie Sanders to prevent the U.S. Department of Housing...

Housing and Vermont’s aging population

BURLINGTON, September 10, 2007 —Vermont is graying rapidly, and that demographic fact presents major challenges in housing and other areas, according to a new...

When I’m 64 … Where Will I Live?

New VHFA issue paper describes challenges ahead as Vermont grows older BURLINGTON, September 10, 2007 — Vermont is graying rapidly, and that demographic fact presents...

Governor Announces State Parks Commission — Gov. Douglas, ANR Secretary Crombie announce bold plans...

Smuggler’s Notch, Vt., August 23, 2007 – Governor Jim Douglas and Natural Resources Secretary George Crombie today announced the creation of the Governor’s Commission on...

City poised to purchase Fonda plant

The City of St. Albans wants to buy the Fonda building on Lower Newton Street, so that it can control the property as it...

State official backs withholding prebate info

Secretary of State Deborah Markowitz said Tuesday she agrees with a Manchester official's decision to withhold prebate information because it could be used to...

Housing solution a matter of agendas

Housing is now so expensive in Vermont that two-thirds of the state's households can't afford to buy. For apartment dwellers, costs can be almost...

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STUDY SHOWS RECESSION MAKES VERMONT’S HOUSING PROBLEMS HARDER TO SOLVE

MONTPELIER, VT - April 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The recession hasn’t made finding affordable housing for average Vermonters any easier, according to a new report released today.

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Vermont Mayors, Housing Leaders Support Governor’s $35 Million Housing Revenue Bond

The Vermont Mayors Coalition today announced strong support for Governor Phil Scott’s $35 million Housing Revenue Bond, which is currently under consideration by the legislature