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Elmwood Community Shelter Opening Soon

Posted on January 26, 2023 By

The Elmwood Community Shelter will provide specialized support services to people with experiencing homelessness who may have other challenges with accessing traditional shelter options. We will be offering a wide variety of housing and support services to navigate next steps in securing permanent housing. The Shelter will work to break the cycles of chronic homelessness, […]

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Citizen Lobby Day at the Legislature

Posted on January 17, 2023 By

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Coalition is hosting its annual Legislative Day at the State House in Montpelier on Friday, February 17, 2023 and you’re invited! CHT is a leader in this coalition that advocates for the State to allocate money to the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board, allowing for more affordable housing to be […]

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Groups Call for $175 Million Investment in Affordable Housing

Posted on December 14, 2022 By

We need more homes. Of all shapes and sizes, for all of our neighbors. We sorely lack enough housing that’s affordable, and are at risk of losing some of what we have. The State of Vermont allocated significant State and Federal resources to construct new homes in the last two years. We are starting to […]

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Residents Move In to Zephyr Place in Williston

Posted on December 13, 2022 By

Next week, 38 people who are currently unhoused will start to move into new homes at Zephyr Place, a former hotel in Williston. And in a few months, an additional 34 affordable apartments will be ready in a second building at this same location. “We purchased this property one year ago and we are excited […]

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Building Homes Together campaign: “We’re not keeping up”

Posted on October 28, 2022 By

  At the site of an empty block in the center of Vermont’s largest city, flanked by the Vermont Speaker of the House Jill Krowinski, Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint, and Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, the Building Homes Together campaign issued its annual assessment of housing production in Chittenden County, delivering the message that […]

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SoBoo Spooktacular Weekend October 28 – 29!

Posted on October 11, 2022 By

Join us at these upcoming events! Pumpkin Carving on Friday, October 28th from 6p – 8p at South Burlington Senior Center, 180 Market St. You’ll want to be sure to come join our Community Pumpkin Carving event. Bring your pumpkin(s) with you and we’ll supply all of the tools. Even better, you’ll leave the mess […]

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Music Man

Posted on October 10, 2022 By

Music Man   Alban Malanda loves to connect with people. It’s one reason why he offered to serve as a member of Champlain Housing Trust’s Rental Resident Advisory Committee. He feels it’s important that residents have a place to advocate for themselves.  “That’s a place where my voice can easily be heard relating to some […]

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Franklin County Candidate Forum + Voter Resources

Posted on October 5, 2022 By

Champlain Housing Trust and three other organizations invited all Franklin County state legislative candidates to a forum on housing and homelessness issues on Tuesday, October 4 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the St. Albans City Hall Auditorium. Thirteen candidates participated in the forum and approximately 25 people attended the event. The nonpartisan forum was […]

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Franklin County Candidate Forum on Housing and Homelessness

Posted on September 20, 2022 By

Champlain Housing Trust and three other organizations have invited all Franklin County state legislative candidates to a forum on housing and homelessness issues on Tuesday, October 4 from 6-8pm at the St. Albans City Hall Auditorium, 100 North Main Street in St. Albans. The nonpartisan forum is co-hosted with Northwest Regional Planning Commission, CVOEO/Franklin Grand […]

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CHT, Winooski Celebrate Completion of Butternut Grove Condominiums

Posted on September 8, 2022 By

Champlain Housing Trust and City of Winooski officials, flanked by funding agencies, state leaders and city residents, announced the completion of twenty new affordable condominiums [PDF] in the heart of Winooski on Thursday morning. The homes – which have all been sold or under contract – were completed this month by builder Snyder Homes on […]

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Join us! CHT In Focus: Farmworker Housing, Sept 22 at Noon

Posted on September 7, 2022 By

  Join CEO Michael Monte and Director of Home Ownership Julie Curtin at CHT in Focus on Thursday, September 22nd at noon to learn about our just launched Vermont Farmworker Housing Repair Loan Program. This one-hour interactive Zoom meeting takes a close up look at how Champlain Housing Trust is addressing some of Vermont’s challenging […]

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2022 Members’ Day Picnic

Posted on August 22, 2022 By

We had a beautiful day for our Members’ Day Picnic! Over 200 people joined us at North Beach in Burlington to enjoy food from Kismayo Kitchen, Digger’s Mirth Collective Farm and Ben & Jerry’s; music from musicians, Mikahely and Butalakwazebi Jack Bauer; and airbrush tattoos by Little Artsy Faces. A big thanks to Owen Leavey for […]

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