State Announces $409,532 in Municipal Planning Grants, 42 Municipalities Will Share Funding for Planning...
December 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Planning Grants to 42 communities across the state to help them plan for a variety of forward thinking objectives including economic development, village revitalization and future housing needs. These grants of up to $15,000 cover a variety of planning initiatives and projects.
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 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.
NORTH SPRINGFIELD, VT - December 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- JELD-WEN, Inc. has signed a long-term lease renewal for 212,340 square feet of industrial space at 36 Precision Drive in North Springfield, Vt., announced Cushman & Wakefield. A global window and door maker based in Klamath Falls, Ore., JELD-WEN utilizes the site for product manufacturing for the New England region.
November 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The mobile home de-construction team headed by Lt. Governor Phil Scott and Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller gathered this morning at Weston's Park in Berlin for the delivery of the first new mobile home since the flood.
WASHINGTON, DC - November 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Congressman Peter Welch (D) Wednesday announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Burlington's Cathedral Square Corporation a $4,885,200 grant to add 28 rent subsidized apartments for seniors to the 33 senior apartments now under construction.
WASHINGTON, DC - November 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Vermont and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms and flooding in May.
November 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Secretary of State Jim Condos announced that over $23,000 in grants were awarded to 5 municipalities to help them to continue to meet the mandates of the federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) which was signed into law on October 29, 2002. HAVA provides opportunities for municipalities to improve the administration and access to elections in Vermont. As Vermont’s chief election officer, the Secretary of State oversees this process.
Sanders to CFTC: Get Serious About Oil Speculators: Regulators Must Check Skyrocketing Home Heating...
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.
September 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Most of the homeowners who were displaced will need to live somewhere else until their flood-damaged home is repaired and they can move back in. Those whose homes cannot be repaired or whose rental housing is gone must find new housing.
MONTPELIER, VT - September 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- "As Vermonters start to rebuild their homes and businesses, we want to help provide the technical and financial assistance necessary to ensure that reconstruction yields healthier, safer, more energy efficient places to live and work. For immediate assistance, including help over this upcoming weekend, please visit www.efficiencyvermont.com or call toll-free 888-921-5990 for:
WASHINGTON, DC - September 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Vermont and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following Tropical Strom Irene.
Deadline to Submit SBA Disaster Loan Application Approaching For Caledonia and Washington County Disaster...
August 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations located in Vermont that Sept. 6 is the deadline to submit their disaster loan applications for physical damage caused by the severe storms and flooding that occurred on May 26-27.
August 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Some Vermonters saw their homes and cars swamped by this spring’s heavy rains and floods, while others saw their jobs or businesses swept away. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is helping put the state’s economy back on track, not only by providing financial assistance to families and businesses, but also by hiring residents in Vermont to help with the recovery efforts and spending money in the local economy.
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 Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS).
BURLINGTON, VM - July 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Bonnie Black of Essex has joined Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as Homeownership Outreach Coordinator. Black’s real estate and home loan experience stretch back to 1993. Most recently, she’s been a Loan Officer with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Williston. Before that, she spent five years as Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Director at the Vermont Real Estate Information Network in Williston where she oversaw daily operation of the statewide MLS with 1,800 Realtor® members.
BURLINGTON, VA - June 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- More Vermonters will be able to purchase homes using Vermont Housing Finance Agency’s low-interest mortgages thanks to new income and purchase price limits put in place last Friday
June 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders announced funding today for the construction of 25 affordable rental homes for seniors in Vergennes, Vt., that will both address the shortage of affordable housing for seniors and utilize advances in green-building techniques and energy-efficient design
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