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CHT Staff Present at Grounded Solutions Network Conference

Posted on May 16, 2022 By

Champlain Housing Trust staff traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Grounded Solutions Network Conference. The two-day conference with more than 400 attendees focused on how to continue to make our cities and regions more equitable and inclusive through innovative housing policies, thoughtful housing programs, foundational organizing and community-led solutions. CHT’s Director of Home Ownership Julie […]

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How You Can Get Involved This Summer

Posted on May 12, 2022 By

Now that spring is here and it’s getting warmer out, we want to highlight a few opportunities that are available to Champlain Housing Trust residents this summer. First, in March we welcomed Kristen Ciambella as our new Resident Engagement Manager. She will be coordinating the programs highlighted below, so if you have questions about what’s available […]

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CEO Michael Monte Meets with Vermont Senate Delegation

Posted on April 13, 2022 By

Affordable Housing Colchester, Vermont

I recently had the opportunity to be with Vermont’s two Senators. Senator Patrick Leahy and Senator Bernie Sanders. The conversation with Bernie was with other housing leaders across the State, where we discussed the range of issues impacting housing and the possible responses that were underway and that were needed, including the importance of shared […]

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Ownership Allows Pho Hong Expansion

Posted on April 12, 2022 By

Champlain Housing Trust is excited to announce that the founders of one of Burlington’s busiest and most well-loved restaurants will be expanding their Old North End operations soon. After 14 years in business renting their restaurant space, Pho Hong founders Dao Le and Lan Hong now own the property along with the commercial space right […]

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Sculpture Debuts at Garden Street Apartments

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Garden Street Apartments

A shiny new outdoor sculpture on the brick wall near the front doors at Garden Street Apartments  now greets residents as they enter their homes. Filling out the space at nearly six feet tall and eight feet wide, “Winds of Fire” by Vermont artist Bruce Hathaway is hard to miss! The artist said he spent […]

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CHT Buys Hotel to Create 72 New Affordable Apartments

Posted on December 1, 2021 By

An exciting day! Yesterday, CHT closed on the purchase of TownePlace Suites in Williston and plans to convert the hotel to 72 apartments affordable to people with a mix of incomes. The property was purchased from the Williston Inn Group, Inc. for $13,450,000. “We are looking forward to adding new affordable apartments to Williston and […]

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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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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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