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Building Wealth with Shared Equity

Posted on July 11, 2022 By

Building Wealth with Shared Equity   When asked her favorite thing about her home in Colchester, Molly Doherty has a quick answer. While she really appreciates the natural light and original hardwood floors, something else comes out first. “It’s mine!” Room by room, she is starting to make the third floor walk-up her own. She […]

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Response to Seven Days Story on Energy Sources

Posted on July 7, 2022 By

Champlain Housing Trust has developed roughly 3,000 homes over our almost four decades of work. In addition to developing and managing affordable housing, CHT’s work touches on a wide variety of social, environmental and economic needs, including, but not limited to, responding to the public health emergency caused by Covid-19, the opioid epidemic, storm water […]

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Vote! August 9th is Vermont’s Primary Election

Posted on July 1, 2022 By

Your vote is your voice! Tuesday, August 9th is Vermont’s primary election where voters choose candidates that will represent their parties on the ballot in November. Many elected roles are open so there are important choices on the ballot. Register to vote: online via VT Secretary State’s office, at your town clerk’s office, or the […]

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CHT Launches New Homeownership Equity Program

Posted on June 13, 2022 By

The Champlain Housing Trust announced a suite of initiatives and financing options to help Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) become homeowners through its signature shared equity program. One notable component is $25,000 in down payment assistance designed as a 0% interest, forgivable loan after three years for buyers who are BIPOC. CHT, a […]

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Felling Connected at Fort Ethan Allen

Posted on June 10, 2022 By

Feeling Connected at Fort Ethan Allen   Mary Wilson understands the value of having great neighbors. Before moving into her condo at Fort Ethan Allen, she was living with her daughter in the Adirondacks. One February morning, while her daughter was at work, Mary slipped and fell while walking in the driveway. Thankfully she wasn’t […]

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Members’ Day Picnic at North Beach

Posted on June 7, 2022 By

Please join us on Saturday, August 20th from 11:00am-1:30pm for our 2022 Members’ Day Picnic! We are so excited to connect with our membership in person at North Beach in Burlington. Bring your family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of fun by the lake. Don’t forget to bring your appetite! There will be lots […]

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CHT Staff Present at Grounded Solutions Network Conference

Posted on May 16, 2022 By

Champlain Housing Trust staff traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Grounded Solutions Network Conference. The two-day conference with more than 400 attendees focused on how to continue to make our cities and regions more equitable and inclusive through innovative housing policies, thoughtful housing programs, foundational organizing and community-led solutions. CHT’s Director of Home Ownership Julie […]

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How You Can Get Involved This Summer

Posted on May 12, 2022 By

Now that spring is here and it’s getting warmer out, we want to highlight a few opportunities that are available to Champlain Housing Trust residents this summer. First, in March we welcomed Kristen Ciambella as our new Resident Engagement Manager. She will be coordinating the programs highlighted below, so if you have questions about what’s available […]

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Annual Resident Survey Results

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One of the differences with living in a Champlain Housing Trust apartment is the relationship we have with our residents. We conduct an annual survey to understand how we’re doing from our residents’ perspectives, and to identify ways in which we can better engage with people living in our housing and what we can do […]

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Vista Apartments Brings 15 New Apartments to Franklin County

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On May 9th,  Champlain Housing Trust purchased 15 new apartments called Vista Apartments on the site of the Cadillac Motel in St. Albans. Starting June 1, five of these newly constructed apartments will be rented to unhoused households in partnership with local service agencies in Franklin and Grand Isle counties, including Spectrum Youth and Family […]

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CEO Michael Monte Meets with Vermont Senate Delegation

Posted on April 13, 2022 By

Affordable Housing Colchester, Vermont

I recently had the opportunity to be with Vermont’s two Senators. Senator Patrick Leahy and Senator Bernie Sanders. The conversation with Bernie was with other housing leaders across the State, where we discussed the range of issues impacting housing and the possible responses that were underway and that were needed, including the importance of shared […]

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Ownership Allows Pho Hong Expansion

Posted on April 12, 2022 By

Champlain Housing Trust is excited to announce that the founders of one of Burlington’s busiest and most well-loved restaurants will be expanding their Old North End operations soon. After 14 years in business renting their restaurant space, Pho Hong founders Dao Le and Lan Hong now own the property along with the commercial space right […]

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