QAP Vermont

CSH Report Recommends Supportive Services Coordination in Vermont

A new report by the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) calls for better alignment between housing and supportive services in Vermont.

QAP Vermont

Ken Pulido Named as Vermont’s Director of Energy Finance

Ken Pulido will serve in the newly created role of director of Energy Finance at the Vermont Housing Finance Agency.

QAP Vermont

Vermont Reissues Equity in Housing Initiative RFP

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board updated and re-issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) regarding the design and launch of a statewide initiative to address racial justice and equity in housing.

QAP Vermont

Vermont Survey Reviews Barriers and Incentives for Affordable Housing

A new report shares findings of a survey conducted by Vermont Housing Finance Agency in late July, with assistance from the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development.

QAP Vermont

Vermont RFP Seeking Consultant on Racial Justice and Equity on Housing

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) regarding the design and launch of a statewide initiative to address racial justice and equity in housing. The initiative will be guided by a steering committee comprised of representatives from NeighborWorks Alliance of Vermont, NeighborWorks America, the Vermont Housing Finance Agency and other to-be-identified stakeholders.

QAP Vermont

Vermont Offers $170 Million for Housing, Conservation & Rural Economic Development

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. 

QAP Vermont

Vermont Seeks Comments on Recovery Housing Plan

Vermont’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is seeking input from stakeholders on the Vermont Draft Recovery Housing Program Action Plan (RHP). The plan outlines priorities for the use of approximately $1.5 million in federal funds being provided to the state to address the needs of transitional housing for people recovering from addiction. 

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NCSHA Announces Newly Elected Board Officers and Directors

The National Council of State Housing Agencies held its Board of Directors election on October 26 during the association’s 2020 Annual Conference & Showcase. Nominated from among, and voted on by the executive directors of the member state housing finance agencies, NCSHA’s newly elected Board officers are:

QAP Vermont

Vermont Awards State Tax Credits for Affordable Homeownership Development

The Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) Board of Commissioners recently awarded state housing tax credits for five affordable homeownership development projects. Homes receiving tax credits will retain their affordability for future buyers should the owners sell the home in the future.

QAP Vermont

Vermont to Hold Information Sessions on Tax Credit QAP Updates

Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) is in the process of updating the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) for 2022 to 2023. As part of its continued public engagement VHFA will hold four virtual informational sessions in August and September for the public to ask questions and provide further feedback on proposed QAP updates.

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Vermont Launches Housing Investment Fund

The Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) announced the launch of the VHFA Housing Investment Fund with the Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) as its founding investor. The VHFA Housing Investment Fund will initially focus on the development and preservation of affordable rental housing, consisting of both short-term pre-development loans and much needed long-term fixed-rate 20- to 30-year permanent loans for projects.

QAP Vermont

Vermont Continues Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak

In the midst of the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19, Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) is committed to continuing to provide excellent service to its partners while also safeguarding the health of its staff and of the community.

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