Vermont Legislature

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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What’s Missing in Gov Scott’s “Missing Middle” Homeownership Program?

Posted on April 3, 2022 By

The commentary below was co-authored by Elizabeth Bridgewater, Executive Director of Windham & Windsor Housing Trust; Connie Snow, interim Executive Director of Downstreet Housing & Community Development; and Michael Monte, CEO of Champlain Housing Trust. What’s Missing in Governor Scott’s “Missing Middle” Homeownership Proposal? A tremendous amount of attention is being paid to Vermont’s housing […]

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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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Vermont Legislature Dedicates Record Amount for Housing

Posted on May 28, 2021 By

May 28, 2021 With the passage of a $7.3 billion budget for the State of Vermont, the Vermont Legislature appropriated $190 million in one-time funding from both State and Federal resources to address a variety of housing needs for struggling Vermonters. This allocation included $150 million allocated to Vermont by Congress through the American Rescue […]

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