2023 Members’ Day Picnic at North Beach

Posted on May 24, 2023 By

CHT’s Members’ Day Picnic is Saturday, August 5, 2023 TIME: 11:00 am – 1:30 pmWHERE: North Beach, Burlington Bring your family and friends to enjoy FREE fun and food by the lake. Bring your beach chairs or blankets to sit on and bring your appetite! The North Beach entry fee, parking, activities, and lunch are FREE! Sign up by August 2nd! CHT […]

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Learn About Your Home Video in 15 Languages

Posted on May 10, 2023 By

Champlain Housing Trust’s Learn About Your Home video has been translated into 15 languages commonly spoken by CHT residents. The video provides residents with information about how to care for their home including: fire safety, recycling, composting and trash disposal, how to use appliances, and what to do if there are plumbing issues. Translating the […]

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Meet Our Newly Elected Board Members

Posted on March 13, 2023 By

Lisa Lord, Gillian Nanton, and Helen Head were all elected to terms as members of the Champlain Housing Trust Board of Directors at our Annual Meeting on January 27, 2023. We are thankful for their service on the Board! Lisa Lord “Secure and affordable housing is essential to be able to focus on every other […]

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Ho Hum’s New Name and 20 Permanently Affordable Homes

Posted on March 8, 2023 By

Champlain Housing Trust will soon begin construction on 20 one-bedroom apartments at the former Ho Hum Motel on Williston Road in South Burlington. The Ho Hum was a 1950s era suite-style motel in South Burlington which CHT purchased in 2020 as part of our pandemic response supporting the State’s need to provide a quarantine and […]

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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 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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