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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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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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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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Voices from Home: Housing Affordability in Northwest Vermont

Posted on March 7, 2024 By

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) is one of eleven commissions serving Vermont municipalities that’s uniquely positioned to coordinate and guide community development activities and issues between state and local governments. The NRPC serves 23 municipalities (19 towns, 3 incorporated villages, and 1 city) located in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties. Housing is one area […]

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Making Affordable Housing Investments That Last

Posted on February 6, 2024 By

The following op-ed was written by Champlain Housing Trust Board member and former State Representative Helen Head of South Burlington. It appeared in VT Digger on February 2, 2024. Vermont families are facing a housing crisis. Sky-high rents, high interest rates, and home prices that resemble a lottery winning are not affordable for most Vermont […]

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CHT Recognizes Community Members at Annual Meeting

Posted on February 5, 2024 By

At the Champlain Housing Trust’s recent Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner, members elected two new Board members and re-elected four to the Board, and recognized outstanding contributions to our mission from three individuals and two organizations. More than 300 people attended the event in Burlington to participate in the governance of the organization and celebrate […]

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Welcome to New Board Members

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The membership of Champlain Housing Trust elected two new members to the CHT Board of Directors at this year’s Annual Meeting on January 25th at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington. Newly-elected to the Board of Directors for three year terms were Regina Mahony, City Manager of Essex Junction (Public Member), and Isaac Owusu, Director of […]

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2024 Annual Meeting

Posted on February 1, 2024 By

  Thanks to everyone who joined us at our Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner on January 25th! Special thanks to Sunbeam for playing music during dinner and photographer David Seaver. Watch the video of our Award Honorees!

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Citizen Lobby Day at the Legislature 2024

Posted on January 11, 2024 By

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Coalition is hosting its annual Legislative Day at the State House in Montpelier on Wednesday, February 14th 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 built, […]

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Video Highlights Burlington’s Approach to Affordable Housing

Posted on December 4, 2023 By

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, which researches and recommends creative approaches to land as a solution to economic, social, and environmental challenges, released a video and a case study that highlights how Champlain Housing Trust got started and the crucial role and timing that affordable housing strategies, community leadership and engagement, and innovative policies […]

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