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Awards

2012

Institutional Recognition | Preservation Burlington
For rehab and renovation of 221 Pine Street as part of our City Neighborhoods development


2011

Prudential Leadership Award for Outstanding Nonprofit Boards | BoardSource
For CHT’s Board, in recognition of successful leadership through merger and transition.


2010

Award for Excellence in Sustainable Community Development | Home Depot Foundation 
In collaboration with the City of Burlington and East Village Co-Housing, Burlington was selected as the small city winner of this national award recognizing commitment to community development that balances environmental, economic and equity goals.

Housing for Everyone Award | TD Charitable Foundation 
For the third year running, CHT won a Housing for Everyone Award, given to innovative and practical projects that address critical housing needs of low and moderate income people.


2009

Smart Growth Award | Smart Growth Vermont
In concert with Housing Vermont and Redstone Commercial Group, a block-wide redevelopment in Burlington won a Smart Growth Award. The block included CHT’s new headquarters and 20 apartments, built to be LEED-certified.


2008

United Nations World Habitat Award | Building and Social Housing Foundation
Presented by BSHF in conjunction with UN-HABITAT, the World Habitat Award recognized CHT’s innovative Community Land Trust model as one that is sustainable, durable and replicable throughout the world.


2006

Housing Hero | Citizens Bank
To City’s Edge, a mixed-income 60 condominium development, for its “innovative solutions, effective use of resources, leadership in creating affordable housing and strong fiscal responsibility.”

Award of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibility Home Depot Foundation
With Housing Vermont, for Waterfront Apartments


2005

Better Buildings by Design Award | Efficiency Vermont
To Waterfront Apartments for “the project with the most innovative approach to integrate energy efficiency improvements into a comprehensive high performance design.”


2004

Richard W Carbin Community Conservation Award | Vermont Land Trust
“For being an inspiring and innovative leader in the affordable housing field”


2003

The Vermont Governor’s Award | Governor James Douglas
“For Environmental Excellence and Pollution Prevention”

The Jim and Patty Rouse Award | The Enterprise Foundation
“For Comprehensive Community Revitalization Efforts in Burlington’s Old North End”


2002

Vermont Smart Growth Initiative Award
“For the Development of Waterfront Apartments”

Leadership for a Changing World Award | Ford Foundation
“Recognizing the Achievements of Outstanding Leaders”


2001

Old North End Community Award | City of Burlington
“For the redevelopment of the Archibald Street and North Winooski Avenue Area”

Chittenden County Historical Society Award | Chittenden County Historical Society
For the preservation of “a number of Burlington historical signature structures”

Better Homes Gold Award | Homebuilders and Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont
Named the Anderson Parkway Development “Best subdivision supporting affordable housing”


2000

Affordable Housing Award | City of Burlington
“For creating permanently affordable housing” with the Green Mountain SRO Project/p>

Historic Preservation Award | Preservation Burlington
“For multi-family restoration” at 299 Archibald Street

The Hertzel Pasackow Award | Burlington Business Association
For Park Place Coop’s “Significant Contributions to the Physical or Architectural Quality of Downtown Burlington”


1999

Community Development Award | City of Burlington
“For Development of Park Place Coop”

Community Development Award | City of Burlington
“For Development of the Mclure Multigenerational Center”

John J. Gunther Best Practice Award | HUD
“For meeting community needs while revitalizing vacant community building, foreclosures and brownfields”


1998

Certificate of Recognition | Neighborhood Reinvestment
Park Place Coop

Preservation Trust of Vermont Award | Preservation Burlington
For the Rose Street Artists’ Cooperative Development Team for “Outstanding preservation of Vermont Architecture”

Community Development Award | City of Burlington
93 Hyde Street Project, “A single family energy-efficient home in the Old North End”

Historic Preservation Award | Historic Preservation Trust 
“Development of the George and Elaine Little Park”


1993

Community Partnership Decade Award | Community Development Block Grant
“For ten year achievement in affordable housing initiatives and neighborhood revitalization”


1987

Certificate of Special Merit | The United Nations International Year of Shelter for the Homeless
“For Exemplary community efforts to improve shelter and neighborhoods”