Rutland Historic and Affordable Housing Project Setting New Standard for Energy Efficiency

WEST RUTLAND, Vt. - October 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today announced a $175,000 federal energy efficiency grant for a 17-unit affordable housing project in the historic St. Stanislaus School and Convent buildings.

Report Proposes Changes To Vermont Affordable Housing System

October 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new report on the Vermont’s non-profit affordable housing providers says the state should consider consolidating them and introducing performance measures to increase efficiency and accountability

Vermont received 250 housing choice vouchers from HUD

Burlington, VT - October 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Vermont received 250 housing choice vouchers (HCV) from HUD’s Rental Assistance for Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities Program.

State Approves Colchester Tax Increment Financing District

Montpelier, VT - September 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The state has given the Town of Colchester a green light for a Tax Increment Financing District within the Severance Corners Growth Center, a move that will assist the town’s development efforts there.

Burlington Senior Property Receives $50,000 for Best Practices in Green, Senior Housing

COLUMBIA, MD - September 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Burlington-based Cathedral Square Corporation today received a MetLife Foundation Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing.

Many benefit from innovative housing program

BURLINGTON, VT - August 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On July 1, Sarah and Thad Launderville realized their dream of becoming homeowners when they moved into their new house on Williamstown’s Pleasant Street.

Leahy Announces $200,000 For Workforce Housing And Smart Growth In Randolph

RANDOLPH, Vt. - August 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Patrick Leahy Thursday told representatives of the Randolph Area Community Development Corporation (RACDC),

Engel Announces $2.8 Million Hud Grants For Mount Vernon Housing

Washington, DC - May 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Eliot Engel announced three Housing and Urban Development grants for Mount Vernon totaling $2,833,767 to develop housing and economic opportunities, improve emergency homeless shelters, and expand the supply of decent housing to low- and very low-income families.

Proctor Place restored; housing affordability extended

BURLINGTON, VT - May 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Proctor Place, a 12-unit elderly housing development in Rutland County’s Town of Proctor, is the first to use funds from Vermont Housing Finance Agency’s (VHFA’s) new pre-development loan program, funded by the MacArthur Foundation.

Vermont’s High Cost of Housing highlighted in National Housing Affordability Report

BURLINGTON, VT - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Vermonters who rent live in the 15th least affordable state in the nation, according to a new report jointly released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), a Washington, DC-based housing advocacy group, and the Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition.

Governor Douglas proclaims April “Fair Housing Month” in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. - April 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Jim Douglas has signed a proclamation designating April as “Fair Housing Month” in Vermont.

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 Seeks Citizen Input On Housing Plan

MONTPELIER, Vt. - January 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State officials are hoping members of the public will turn out to give their input about Vermont’s plans for spending millions of dollars in federal housing and economic development funds.

Report Says Housing Costs Burden Many Low-Income Vermonters

MONTPELIER, Vt. - December 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Vermont’s aging housing stock is inadequate, causing low-income households to spend more of their money on housing than they can afford, according to a report released today.

Rental Housing Preservation Workshop for Vermont Non-profits: Developers to Focus on Redevelopment Opportunities and...

Montpelier, VT - November 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13, the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board will present a rental housing preservation workshop at the Best Western Inn of Waterbury for non-profit housing developers.

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...



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.