Historic Affordable Housing Property in Windsor Receiving Energy Efficient Facelift

WINDSOR, VT - January 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today announced federal funding he secured for a major renovation of a housing complex

Governor Douglas Announces $857,000 in Community Development Program Grants

BETHEL, VT - December 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Jim Douglas today announced that $857,000 in Vermont Community Development Program grants are being awarded to four communities – Bethel, Randolph, Vergennes and Rochester. He made the announcement at a ceremony at the Bethel Town Hall, highlighting an affordable housing project in specially targeted for seniors and the disabled.

Governor Douglas Announces $662,000 in Community Development Grants

Montpelier, VT. - November 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Jim Douglas today announced nearly $600,000 to help repair the fire-damaged building that houses Montpelier’s senior center, as well as to help develop 14 senior apartments on the site. That was one of several Vermont Community Development Program grants announced, which also included funds for two affordable housing groups to merge their operations

HUD awards $250,000 to state of Vermont to build green housing

WASHINGTON, DC - April 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that the State of Vermont is being awarded a $250,000 grant to produce new affordable, energy efficient, green housing

Sanders Announces Seniors Housing Grant

BURLINGTON, Vt., - March 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today announced that he secured a $380,000 federal grant for a Vergennes senior housing project.

Governor Douglas Announces $630,000 in Grants for Five Vermont Communities

VERGENNES, Vt.- March 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Jim Douglas today awarded more than $630,000 in Community Development Block Grants to five Vermont communities.

HUD awards $374,846 in grants to fight housing discrimination

Washington, DC - January 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development yesterday awarded $374,846.58 to two Vermont organizations to assist people who believe they have been victims of housing discrimination (see below data).

State Announces $1.3 Million Housing Grant To Burlington

BURLINGTON, Vt. - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The state has awarded more than $1.3 million to the City of Burlington to purchase...

State To Award $4.3 Million In Grants To Ten Communities

RUTLAND, Vt. - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A multimillion dollar factory in Barre Town that will produce components for electric and hybrid cars and a blighted public housing project in Rutland were among the winners of $3.6 million in grants awarded by the state Wednesday.

DMH Awarded SAMHSA Grant to Help End Homeless for Vermonter’s With Mental

BURLINGTON, VT - September 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Vermont Department of Mental Health is pleased to announce a new grant award from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to help end homelessness for Vermonters with mental illnesses.

$2.3 Million for Public Housing in Rutland

WASHINGTON, DC - September 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today announced $2,346,500 in economic stimulus funds for public housing in Rutland.

HUD awards nearly $400,000 in HIV/Aids Housing funding in Vermont

Washington, DC - July 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Extremely low-income families living with HIV/AIDS in Vermont will receive support in maintaining a permanent affordable home as a result of a $392,009 grant announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Douglas Administration Announces $5.9 Million in Housing Grants

Bellows Falls, Vt.- July 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Douglas administration officials announced three major affordable housing grants on Tuesday that will create or restore housing in Springfield, Johnson, and Bellows Falls.

Governor Douglas Announces More than $3 Million in Grants for Economic Development, Housing Projects

Barre, Vt. - July 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – A dairy processing plant in Brattleboro; a food processing center in Hardwick; a slaughterhouse in Westminster; and a Barre facility that recycles furniture and other goods for distribution to needy Vermonters were among more than $3 million in job creation grants announced Tuesday.

Vermont Nonprofit Finance Organizations To Receive $6 M. In Stimulus Funds To Leverage Economic...

WASHINGTON, DC - June 30 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch Tuesday announced that three Vermont nonprofit organizations together will receive $6 million – a hefty share of the national funding total – to spur community development and ease consumer credit as further steps on the path to economic recovery.

Governor Douglas Announces Energy Grant to Fund Solar Project at Farm Way in Bradford

Montpelier, VT - June 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - Governor Jim Douglas tomorrow will announce that Farm Way has received a grant through the Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) to construct solar panels at their Bradford store.

Governor Douglas Announces Grants For Putney, Brattleboro

PUTNEY, Vt. - March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Two grants totaling nearly $700,000 will help preserve an historic general store and create affordable housing in Windham County, Governor Jim Douglas announced Friday.

Governor Douglas Announces Winooski Grant Award

Three-quarters of a Million Dollars Will Help Veterans’ Housing Project WINOOSKI, Vt. - March 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jim Douglas has announced the award of a $746,000 Community Development Block Grant to the City of Winooski to build the first transitional housing project for homeless veterans in Chittenden County at a ceremony at City Hall in Winoosk



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.