Building Homes Together

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The Champlain Housing Trust, Housing Vermont, and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission are currently undergoing a coordinated campaign to increase the housing supply in Chittenden County. This campaign is called Building Homes Together.

The campaign will provide up-to-date data to the community on the need for and benefits of new housing, build cross-sector and public support for housing development, increasing access to capital, and supporting municipalities.

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ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

Click the image to view a 2-page infographic describing the BHT campaign.

Click the image to view a 2-page infographic describing the BHT campaign.

The Building Homes Together campaign advocates for increased housing production, setting a target of 3,500 new homes in Chittenden County in the next five years (by 2021). Over 100 representatives from the nonprofit sector, business interests, banks and credit unions, housing developers, municipal and state officials and local institutions share our goals and have joined the campaign. View our FAQs »

BHT Campaign Summary: June 2016
A 2-page infographic describing the campaign was created to summarize the current available data, as well as to outline the benefits, policy changes, and capital increases associated with meeting the goal for 3,500 new homes by 2021.

2-page infographic and BHT summary (June 2016) »
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Housing Bond Summary & Data
An infographic was created to outline how housing investments return broad benefits; specifically, how a $70 million bond for affordable housing could bring $258 million to Vermont.

Housing Investments infographic »

Campaign Update: September 2017

Governor Phil Scott joined municipal officials, nonprofit leaders, lawmakers and housing developers on September 27, 2017 to applaud progress toward meeting residential building targets in Chittenden County, while acknowledging that more needs to be done.

Interested in joining the campaign? See below for details »

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SUPPORTERS

A list of Building Homes Together supporters is available here » (Updated 8/10/16)

View quotes about the Building Homes Together campaign from Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernie Sanders, Congressman Peter Welch, and more here »

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IN THE NEWS

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With BHT supporters behind him, CCRPC Executive Director Charlie Baker addresses the crowd at the BHT press conference on June 27, 2016. Click photo to enlarge.

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JOIN THE CAMPAIGN

Building Homes Together (BHT) shares information about the need for housing; the positive impact that housing provides for individuals, families, seniors and our communities; and provides opportunities to share this information with the public and decision-makers.

One way we share information is through the BHT Listserv which is available to BHT members only. To join BHT and the Listserv, please complete the sign-up form below. Upon requesting to join, you will automatically receive a confirmation email that will require you to verify your request. By doing so, you indicate your endorsement of the BHT campaign goals and principles, and your name will be added to the official supporters list.

To join BHT and the Listserv, complete the sign-up form below and follow instructions in the confirmation email you receive.

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CONTACT

For more information, please contact Chris Donnelly: chris.donnelly@champlainhousingtrust.org

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RESOURCES

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