Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) is recruiting for a Director of Human Resources & Administration. Named one of the “Best Small/Medium Places to Work in Vermont” several times over the last few years, VHFA offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Vermont Housing Data website gets comprehensive update with latest data available
The most recent data available has been added to the Vermont Housing Data website at www.housingdata.org which is managed by VHFA. The updates to the website include the most recent American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau as well as new data from the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), the Vermont Department of Taxes, the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) Out of Reach report, and more.
VHFA provides $28 million through federal housing credits to build perpetually-affordable apartments across Vermont
By: Chad Simmons
The Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) Board of Commissioners announced last week that its annual award of federal housing tax credits will support the construction of 112 homes in perpetually affordable apartment buildings in four communities across the state. The sale of this year’s tax credits to investors is expected to yield over $28 million in funds covering an estimated 60 percent of total project development costs.
Olivia Lavecchia joins VHFA as Community Development Underwriter
Olivia LaVecchia of Burlington has joined VHFA in the role of Community Development Underwriter.
LaVecchia is currently completing her Master's Degree in City Planning at University of California, Berkeley and was VHFA’s Vermont Housing Fellow in the fall of 2022. She has interned at a California-based affordable housing developer. She has also worked in the City of Burlington Mayor’s office as a communications coordinator and special projects manager, including for the city’s recent major housing policy reforms.