Ending homelessness

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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Food Drive – We Still Need Your Help!

Posted on November 8, 2023 By

Susan’s Place, a former motel converted into 68 apartments for people exiting homelessness, and Harbor Place, a motel that provides emergency shelter to people who are unhoused, each have on-site food pantries that provide free food for those living there. As food costs and food insecurity continue to rise, the free food and personal care […]

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Building Homes Together Campaign: Still Not Enough

Posted on October 23, 2023 By

  October 23, 2023 – During a press conference in Williston, Vermont at a motel newly-converted into permanent housing, leaders of the Building Homes Together campaign issued its annual report card on progress towards reaching housing production and affordability goals for Chittenden County. As housing costs continue to escalate and rental vacancy rates consistently fail […]

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MacKenzie Scott Makes $20 Million Gift

Posted on September 27, 2023 By

CHAMPLAIN HOUSING TRUST ANNOUNCED TODAY that it has received a $20 million donation – the largest in its nearly 40 years of operations – from philanthropist and writer MacKenzie Scott through her philanthropic fund, Yield Giving. The gift will be used to advance CHT’s mission to support the people of northwest Vermont and strengthen their communities […]

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New Management for Housing Resource

Posted on September 8, 2023 By

Starting in October, Champlain Housing Trust (CHT) will take over ownership and property maintenance at the former Champlain Inn, a low-barrier shelter on Shelburne Road for people experiencing homelessness. Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) will assume day to day operations and staffing. Both organizations wanted to ensure this important resource is available in […]

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CHT Brings New Life to Historic Barracks in Colchester

Posted on August 14, 2023 By

  CHAMPLAIN HOUSING TRUST and our development partner Evernorth will redevelop three vacant buildings in Colchester recently purchased from St. Michael’s College who used them as dorms and offices. These beautiful buildings, part of the Fort Ethan Allen Historic District, were initially constructed as military barracks and CHT plans to convert them into 65 affordable […]

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