Source: NAEH Alliance Online News, August 31, 2010.
“The National Alliance to End Homelessness has launched the HEARTH Academy to help communities prepare to meet the ambitious goals of the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act. The HEARTH Act is the first major reform to HUD’s homeless assistance program in nearly two decades. [More …]
Tags: HEARTH, HUD, NAEH, webinar
Source: Rutland Herald, August, 29, 2019
By: Bruce Edwards
“It’s a tough time for first-time home buyers.
Consumer confidence isn’t high and while mortgage rates are extremely low, banks have tightened up their lending standards.
But thanks to a year-old housing program, some low-income Vermonters are realizing their dream of home ownership. [More …]
Tags: HARP, Housing, low-income, Vermont, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
Source: VHFA, Housing Matters Blog. August 27, 2010.
“We’ve opened the doors for registrations for the 2010 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference. [More …]
Tags: Housing Matters, statewide housing conference, Vermont, VHFA
Source: Burlington FreePress, August 27, 2010
“Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Thursday $5.7 million in federal funding to help Vermont households use “smart meter” systems and install solar thermal and solar hot water technologies. [More …]
Tags: efficiency vermont, low-income, smart grid, stimulus, Vermont, Vermont Energy Investment Corp.
The Alliance is currently recruiting two Senior Program and Policy Analysts – one in the area of Youth and one in the area of Health/Behavioral Health. Both analysts will be responsible for analyzing federal policy, advancing the Alliance’s agenda, and working with Alliance partners to further key legislation. [More …]
Tags: Homelessness, Job Openings
HUD approved the VT Consolidated Plan. It was approved with changes that were suggested on the submitted draft. A final draft can be seen at DHCA’s website.
For more information go here VT ConPlan
View the VTConPlan
Tags: Consolidated Plan, DHCA, HUD, VT
Source: The Rutland Herold, August 25, 2010
By: By ALAN ZIBEL
and J.W. ELPHINSTONE
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
“WASHINGTON — Home prices in many parts of the country scream bargain, and mortgage rates haven’t been this low for decades. So why are houses across the nation sitting on the market for so long? [More …]
Tags: HOME, Housing, low, market, mortgage rates, prices
Hate Crimes against the Homeless: America’s Growing Tide of Violence, a report released by the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH), states that at least 43 homeless individuals were killed in the past year. These violent attacks appear to have been motivated by hatred or bias specifically aimed at homeless persons, most often middle-aged men. [More …]
Tags: Hate Crimes, homeless, Report
Source: National Alliance to End Homelessness, August 24
On Wednesday, September 15 at 2 p.m. ET, the Alliance will host a webinar to kick off a campaign to encourage Members of Congress to visit local programs serving youth either experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The webinar will include an overview of the campaign, as well as suggested strategies for getting Members of Congress to accept an invitation to visit a program and see first-hand how it affects youth experiencing homelessness in their districts. [More …]
Tags: Congress, Homelessness, National Alliance to End Homelessness, youth