a nonprofit syndication and development company founded in 1988, creates permanently affordable rental housing and enables investments in economic and community development to benefit Vermonters through partnerships with local organizations, public agencies and the private sector.
This highly successful partnership has produced 5,120 affordable apartments in 171 developments. Housing Vermont has raised and deployed $333 million in private equity, which has leveraged an additional $435 million in private financing and public investment. Housing Vermont's New Markets Tax Credit program, Vermont Rural Ventures, has created favorable financing in excess of $117 million for 14 economic development projects in low income areas.
Housing Vermont Board member John Vogel comments on housing and other issues periodically on Vermont Public Radio. VPR recently broadcasted John’s comments urging legislators to streamline the development process so that Vermont can more quickly respond to the need for affordable housing. You can hear and read John’s commentary here.