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Celebrate National Co-op Month

Posted on October 6, 2021 By

October is National Co-op Month – the perfect time to highlight and celebrate CHT’s cooperative housing! Most of us understand what renting or owning a home means; cooperative housing is a third housing option. Co-op members are both residents and shareholders of their property. They work together to keep their property and community running well, […]

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New England Federal Credit Union Makes $3 Million Gift for BIPOC Homeownership

Posted on September 30, 2021 By

The lack of access to homeownership for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) has been no accident. In the United States several policies such as exclusionary zoning, discriminatory lending and real estate practices, redlining, and others based in racism prevented BIPOC homeownership. Vermont hasn’t been immune: white Vermonters are almost three times more likely […]

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Unfinished Business: Campaign Completes 5th Year with Stressed Housing Market

Posted on September 27, 2021 By

  Chittenden County housing and regional planning leaders announced the conclusion of a five year outreach, education, and advocacy campaign focused on the production of much needed housing in the county. The Building Homes Together campaign pushed for 3,500 new homes between 2016 and 2020, with 700 of them permanently affordable to low-income households. Over […]

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Are You Ready for Winter? Tips for Renters

Posted on September 15, 2021 By

Button Up Your Home! Fall is a great time to prepare your home for cold weather. Here are some tips to make your home more enjoyable, help save you money, remove potential hazards, and prevent costly repairs.   Remove Air Conditioners Remove all window air conditioners before the weather turns cold, and no later than […]

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Winooski Welcomes Butternut Grove Condos

Posted on August 16, 2021 By

August 16, 2021 Construction is underway on our newest Shared Equity housing development: Butternut Grove. Once completed, the project will add 20 three-bedroom affordable homes for sale on Malletts Bay Avenue in the “Onion City.” Butternut Grove adds a twist to already complex real estate development by employing New Market Tax Credits as part of […]

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Members’ Movie Night

Posted on August 9, 2021 By

  What a great night at the ballpark for our first ever Members’ Movie Night! We had 200 attend and gather in the outfield for a showing of “Moana.” Lots of family fun. Thanks to the Vermont Lake Monsters for hosting us!

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Community Art Day

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  We had a great time at the Old North End Community Center during The Ramble, where CHT sponsored Juniper Creative Arts to lead the community co-creation of an amazing piece of art. Scan through the slide show above to see some of the fun!

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Survey Says!

Posted on June 7, 2021 By

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

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Financial Assistance To Pay Your Bills

Posted on May 28, 2021 By

Need Help Paying Your Bills? Many Vermonters are struggling due to the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. We want to make you aware of state programs that can help. Funding is available for all eligible Vermonters who need help paying rent, mortgage, and utility bills. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible […]

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