The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB) will award $168.8 million in supplemental state funds and federal American Rescue Plan Act State Fiscal Recovery Fund (ARPA-SFR) funding for investments in housing, conservation, working lands businesses and rural economic development. The first general application due date is July 23, 2021.
June 25, 2021
Due to limited funding, applications for the current round of Vermont COVID Emergency Mortgage Assistance must be submitted by 4:00 PM on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Until then, eligibility requirements and application instructions will remain available on VHFA’s website at www.vhfa.org/map. All grant awards are subject to funding availability.
By: Mia Watson
June 23, 2021
Construction survey data finds that new homes in the Northeast tend to be built on far larger lot sizes than elsewhere in the country. The median newly built single-family home in the Northeast was built on a little under half an acre, compared to less than a quarter of an acre nationwide. Research suggests that strict zoning laws are responsible for the disparity and have resulted in higher home development costs and sale prices.
By: Steve Gronlund
June 18, 2021
Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) has been selected as one of the top five small places to work in the state by Vermont Business Magazine. The award program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the area’s best employers and providing organizations with valuable employee feedback to continue improving. This year, VHFA ranked fourth overall.