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CHT Honors 2023 Award Recipients at Annual Dinner

Posted on February 6, 2023 By

Each year at Champlain Housing Trust’s Annual Meeting and Dinner we include an awards ceremony to recognize and bestow appreciation to community members who have gone above and beyond. For us, these awards also serve to hold up the values CHT would like to emulate. Recognizing others creates a model for bringing out the best […]

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Public Hearing on Housing February 16

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The Vermont Legislature’s  Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs and the Vermont House Committee on General & Housing are hosting a joint public hearing to solicit input from Vermonters on affordable housing and related issues. Your voice can make a difference! The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, February 16 beginning at 5:00pm, […]

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2023 Annual Meeting

Posted on February 3, 2023 By

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner! Over 300 people attended at the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain. A special thanks to Mikahely for providing music during the dinner and photographer Erica Houskeeper.

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Elmwood Community Shelter Opening

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 […]

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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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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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