Here you'll find the latest information about what's happening at our member organizations, opportunities in the community, and the latest news from the Legislature. Also VAHC Staff share their thoughts about the housing crisis in Vermont.
New England Housing Network
Federal Forum Friday, December 16
9 AM – Noon
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue We have been advised that space is limited and filling quickly for next month’s Federal Forum, sponsored by the New England Housing Network. Click below to register.
Registration closes December 12 or when filled. Note pre-registration and photo ID at the door are required due to security measures at the Federal Reserve. Forum fee is $35. REGISTER HE
NLIHC’s 2017 Housing Policy Forum in Washington, DC, April 2-4, 2017 will convene thought-leaders, policy experts, researchers, affordable housing practitioners, low income residents, and leaders from Capitol Hill and the new Administration to discuss the post-election landscape for affordable housing in America. The Forum will explore emerging challenges and opportunities given the leadership changes in Washington and the best strategies for achieving positive affordable hou
Mark your calendar for Efficiency Vermont’s Better Buildings by Design 2017, the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects. This year’s conference takes place Wednesday, Feb. 1, and Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center, South Burlington, Vermont. Click here for more information. #EfficiencyVermont #Affor
The Housing First Partners Conference – “Taking Housing First to Scale” will take place on Wednesday – Friday, March 23-25, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA and features presentations and plenary sessions from local and national experts engaged in ending homelessness through Housing First and provide attendees the opportunity to engage and collaborate with leaders in the fields of homelessness, behavioral health, philanthropy and government. This conference will focus on topics that t
The Vermont Community Development Association will be holding their 2015 Fall Conference on Thursday, December 3rd in Burlington. The theme of the event is ‘Workforce Housing – Springboard to Economic Vitality’ and the deadline for registration is Wednesday, November 25th. Read more about the event below: Join us for the 2015 Fall conference of the Vermont Community Development Association (VCDA) which will be held on Thursday, December 3rd in a beautifully restored historic
The Vermont Community Development Association will be holding their 2015 Fall Conference on Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 9:00am to 2:30pm in Burlington. The theme of this year’s conference will be “Workforce Housing – Springboard to Economic Vitality” and will cover topics such as: What is realistic and possible in creating residential communities for middle-income earners? What do older neighborhoods need to attract investment by middle-income earners? How can a community
Registration is now open for the New England Housing Network Annual Conference taking place at the Sheraton Needham Hotel in Needham, MA on December 4th.
Join housing advocates, developers, housing authorities, government officials, tenants, lenders, service providers, attorneys, and many others involved in the creation, management, and preservation of affordable housing from all six New England states for a one-day conference dealing with issues critical to our region. Conf
If you missed this month’s Vermont Housing & Conservation Board Conference, ‘Envisioning Vermont 2025,′ you can view the opening of the event which includes a keynote speech from Nancy Stangle, Emerita Director and co-founder, Athens Land Trust, Georgia and the plenary session ‘Building Equity and Resilience in Vermont Communities’ in the embedded video below or at cctv.org: #Conferences #VHCB
White + Burke is excited to present the second annual Vermont Development Conference on Wednesday, November 4, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center. Join over 275 development professionals for a full day of networking, seminars, and exhibits. Click here to view the full conference schedule.
Seminars will follow three important tracks: Permitting Finance & Project Economics Design, Construction & the Environment Discover new and critical information regarding
Registration for the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board‘s Fall Conference is now open. Read below for more information on the event and how to register: On October 6, 2015, we’ll convene at the Hilton Burlington for a conference, Envisioning Vermont 2025: Challenges for the Next Decade. Our keynote speaker, Nancy Stangle, is a co-founder and emerita director of one of the original housing and conservation land trusts in the nation, the Athens Land Trust in Georgia. We hav
The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board is excited to announce their fall conference, ‘Envisioning Vermont 2025’ which will take place on Tuesday, October 6th at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington. Vermonters want thriving communities, affordable housing options, good jobs and a healthy environment — ideals that align with our collective organizational missions. Our goals for this conference include fostering cross-disciplinary, visionary thinking among attendees and honoring an
Please join the Vermont Community Development Association (VCDA) for its Spring Conference on Thursday, May 14th at The Lyons Den in Randolph, VT. The theme of this year’s conference is “Age-Friendly Communities – Possibilities, Challenges, and Social & Economic Benefits.” Amy Wright will be giving the morning keynote speech and Hal Cohen, Secretary of the Agency of Human Services, will be giving the the lunch-time address. Click here for the full agenda and registration mate
Registration is open for the 2015 Efficiency Vermont Better Buildings By Design Conference, which takes place on February 4-5th at the Sheraton Conference Center in Burlington. Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects. The theme of this year’s conference is Trends in Cold Climate Construction. To view t
The New England Housing Network Annual Conference will be held on on Friday, December 12th at the Sheraton Needham in Needham, MA. This year’s special guest speaker will be Congressman Barney Frank (Retired), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee from 2007-2011. National advocates scheduled to be present include: Joe Belden, Deputy Executive Director, Housing Assistance Council
Barbara Burnham, Vice President for Federal Policy, Local Initiatives Support Corpora
The Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition has a bimonthly program on CCTV and this month Maura Collins, Director of Policy and Administration with the Vermont Housing Finance Agency, joined VAHC coordinator Erhard Mahnke to discuss the upcoming Vermont Statewide Housing Conference that will be taking place on Wednesday, November 19th. To view the program click here or view the embedded video below: #VT #VAHCTV #Housing #Conferences #VHFA
The 33rd Annual Vermont Housing Managers Association Conference will take place on October 30th and 31st at Topnotch Resort in Stowe, VT. To view a flyer with all currently available information, including guest speakers and topics click here (PDF format). A full brochure will be available soon with details on registration and the informational sessions being offered. There are also special room rates available for conference attendees at the resort until September, 29th,
The 2014 National Rural Housing Conference, hosted by the Housing Assistance Council, will take place on December 3-5 in Washington D.C. The Conference is designed to bring together community-based housing advocates from across the country to celebrate their continued efforts to build rural communities. Throughout the weekend there are a variety of workshops, networking sessions, and other activities for participants to attend as well as the Rural Housing Awards Banquet. M
3SquaresVT, the largest federal nutrition program, provides benefits to 93,000 Vermonters. On Thursday, May 29, 2014 a 3SquaresVT Outreach and Policy Conference will take place at the Red Schoolhouse at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. This conference will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT participation processes from the DCF food and nutrition team, learn about recent and upcoming federal and state policy changes, enhance outreach skills wi
From VHFA’s Housing Matters:
With planning for this year’s Vermont Statewide Housing Conference fully underway, it’s the perfect time to sign on as a sponsor and reap the full promotional value of your investment. The conference will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Burlington Hilton.
This conference brings together a unique mix of housing financers, advocates, developers, planners, tenants and more. In 2012, over 430 people attended the conference, and 95% of t
The New England Housing Network‘s Annual Conference will be taking place on Friday, December 6th at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel in Framingham, MA. The conference will have a number of highlights, some of which will include: Remarks by Barbara Fields, New England Regional Administrator, HUD
Presentations by national advocates such as: Joe Belden, Deputy Executive Director, Housing Assistance Council Barbara Burnham, Vice President for Federal Policy, Local Initiatives Supp