CHT, partners and public officials celebrate groundbreaking in Shelburne

Posted on July 1, 2024 By

  Federal, State and local officials gathered today in Shelburne at the site of a former motel to announce the creation of a new neighborhood with nearly 100 permanently affordable homes and apartments. The new neighborhood, Bay Ridge, is being developed by Champlain Housing Trust in partnership with Evernorth. Bay Ridge will include 26 shared […]

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2024 Preservation Award

Posted on June 26, 2024 By

Preservation Trust of Vermont awarded CHT with the 2024 Preservation Award for their commitment to the community in transforming St. Joseph’s School at 20 Allen Street in Burlington into the Old North End Community Center. CHT’s work after purchasing the property included installing an elevator for accessibility, upgrades to energy efficiency, safety and technology improvements, […]

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Happy Birthday to Us!

Posted on June 7, 2024 By

Happy birthday to us! This is our 40th year of creating permanently affordable housing and supporting thriving communities! We’re sharing a few highlights from the archive including a photo of Joan and Dale Beauchemin in 1985 finalizing the purchase of their new home, the second shared equity home in our portfolio, with attorney David Watts. […]

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2024 Members’ Day Picnic at North Beach

Posted on June 3, 2024 By

CHT’s Members’ Day Picnic!DATE: Saturday, August 17, 2024TIME: 11:00 am – 1:30 pmWHERE: North Beach Picnic Shelter, BurlingtonNorth Beach entry, parking, activities, and lunch are all FREE! Sign up by August 15th! SIGN UP NOW! Join us to celebrate community and our 40th anniversary! Enjoy FREE fun and food by the lake! Each household will receive […]

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Champlain Place Renovations Soon Complete

Posted on May 31, 2024 By

Construction has picked up at Champlain Place, formerly known as the Champlain Inn, a low-barrier shelter on Shelburne Street in Burlington for people experiencing homelessness. Last October, Champlain Housing Trust took over ownership and maintenance of the property, and Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) assumed day to day operations and staffing from ANEW Place who formerly […]

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Celebrating 40 Years and a Look Back at How CHT Started

Posted on May 9, 2024 By

Champlain Housing Trust is 40 years old! We are thrilled to share a look back highlighting how we got started and the lasting change we’ve made in this video by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, which researches and recommends creative approaches to land as a solution to economic, social, and environmental challenges. Then as […]

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A Home with a Lake View

Posted on May 6, 2024 By

A Home with a Lake View Late in 2019, Rose and Michael Jerome toured a Champlain Housing Trust apartment on King Street in Burlington. After years spent bouncing from one place to another, they walked into the vacant 4th floor apartment at 88 King Street ready to find a home they could stay in for […]

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Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services

Posted on May 3, 2024 By

Navigating the every day can be stressful and difficult for many. If you or someone you care about is struggling with despair, depression, or suicidal thoughts, help and support are available 24/7. During a medical emergency call 911 immediately. How to Call 911 – this video (available in 17 languages) walks you through how to […]

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Post Apartments Add Affordable Homes to Downtown Burlington

Posted on May 2, 2024 By

Champlain Housing Trust is redeveloping the site of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) building on South Winooski Avenue in downtown Burlington. The demolition of the current building, scheduled for June, makes way for 38 new permanently affordable apartments, with five set aside for unhoused Veterans. The redevelopment, done in partnership with Evernorth and with […]

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My Journey to Homeownership & CHT Board Service

Posted on April 29, 2024 By

My Journey to Homeownership & CHT Board Service Issouf Ouattara is a Champlain Housing Trust Board member and shared equity homeowner who wrote and shared the following remarks at our fundraiser luncheon in November 2023. Good afternoon, everyone! My name is Issouf Ouattara, and I am a CHT Board member. I work at UVM as […]

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Best Places to Work 2024

Posted on April 16, 2024 By

Once again, CHT is one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont! Our dedicated staff are what make this honor possible. We had fun celebrating! This year, CHT came in 6th place in the medium-sized business category. We are hiring – check out our job openings and join our team! 

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