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 2nd. 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 families. There […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Joanne Heidkamp and Paul Demers moved to Vermont from Cincinnati in the mid-1990s and found a house in a quiet neighborhood in South Burlington. They felt a wonderful sense of community. “You can always borrow a tool, and you’re happy to feed someone’s cat. Outgrown clothes and toys are passed along from house to house. […]
Seated on his couch in a large open living room and dining space in his home in the Old North End of Burlington, Ganesh Adhikari is surrounded by pictures of loved ones, family heirlooms and decorations. On one wall there’s a video game console connected to the TV with games stacked on top. It’s […]
CHT’s Resident Engagement Manager Kristen Ciambella loves planning activities and events at our properties to foster and grow a sense of community that allow residents to get out of the house, meet new neighbors and see longtime friends. These gatherings also offer time for residents to talk in person with CHT staff and expand […]
We had a sunny day and a crowd at North Beach for our Members’ Day Picnic! What a treat to gather and catch up with so many members while sharing a meal. Chasing bubbles was a lot of fun, too! A big thanks to Owen Leavey for photos, DJ Melo Grant for vibes, FaceMania! for fabulous face painting, Kismayo Kitchen for sides and the Beach House for creemees! And thank you […]
CHT’s Members’ Day Picnic is Saturday, August 5, 2023 TIME: 11:00 am – 1:30 pmWHERE: North Beach, Burlington Join us at our annual picnic to celebrate community with FREE fun and food by the lake! Bring your beach chairs or blankets to sit on and bring your appetite! We can’t wait to see you! The North Beach entry, parking, activities, and lunch […]
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.
We had a beautiful day for our Members’ Day Picnic! Over 200 people joined us at North Beach in Burlington to enjoy food from Kismayo Kitchen, Digger’s Mirth Collective Farm and Ben & Jerry’s; music from musicians, Mikahely and Butalakwazebi Jack Bauer; and airbrush tattoos by Little Artsy Faces. A big thanks to Owen Leavey for […]
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!