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Opening of Bayview Crossing Cheered in South Hero

State and local officials, affordable housing advocates, and area residents gathered in South Hero Monday, Nov. 14, to celebrate the opening of Bayview Crossing, a new Cathedral Square community with 30 homes for older adults and offices for the local nonprofit C.I.D.E.R. (Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources). It is the first affordable housing to be built in Grand Isle County in 17 years. Construction began in September 2021 and was completed in one year. All homes were leased by the time move-ins began last month, with nearly 100 households remaining on the wait list.

Cathedral Square Launches Memory Care Capital Campaign

With generous support from the families of Holly & Bob Miller and Lois & J. Warren (“Mac”) McClure, Cathedral Square has launched a $1 million capital campaign to ensure the future of Memory Care at Allen Brook, its Williston-based residence for very low-income Vermonters on Medicaid. It is the only truly affordable memory-care residence in Vermont, as it accepts people on Medicaid and with Section 8 rental subsidy at the time of admission. Private residential care in Vermont for people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia typically costs $10,000 a month or more.

Celebrating the 'New' Whitney Hill Homestead in Williston

Residents, legislators, funders, policymakers and friends turned out in force in late June to celebrate the completion of major upgrades at Whitney Hill Homestead, a 30-year-old Cathedral Square housing community in Williston, Vermont. The year-long renovation required moving residents and their belongings out for six weeks at a time while work was completed in their part of the buildings. The improvements included upgrades to all major building systems, including an entirely new sprinkler system.

New Leaders Named for SASH®

Two women with long-standing experience in the Support and Services at Home (SASH®) program have been named to the top leadership posts of the statewide program. Liz Genge of Montpelier is the new director, and Casey Doerner RN of East Ryegate is the new assistant director. They will oversee SASH teams throughout Vermont that provide support and coordinate personalized care and programming for the approximately 5,000 Medicare recipients enrolled in the program.

Construction Starts on Bayview Crossing

We had a wonderful groundbreaking ceremony on a sunny afternoon Sept. 22 in South Hero, celebrating the long-awaited construction start of Bayview Crossing, which will bring 30 one- and Pictured from left: Kim Fitzgerald of Cathedral Square and Meg Pond and Robin Way of Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources, better known as C.I.D.E.R.

Juniper House Opens

Residents started moving into Juniper House, Burlington’s newest affordable/mixed-income, independent living community for adults 55 and older, in mid-March 2021. The 70 one- and two-bedroom apartments were quickly leased at subsidized, tax-credit and market-rate rents.

Southwick & Zook Named UVM 2021 Outstanding Service-Learning Partners

The “2021 Outstanding Service-Learning Community Partner Award, COVID edition” recognizes “partners who went above and beyond to ensure that students were able to participate in service-learning experiences even during the pandemic.” The two are sharing the award.

2021 VHCC Legislative Week

Every year, the Vermont Housing and Conservation Coalition (VHCC), of which Cathedral Square is an active member, hosts Legislative Day at the State House. This year the event is virtual, so let's fill the Zoom room and show legislators the broad range of support for affordable housing and land conservation throughout Vermont. The hour-long kickoff starts at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Read more and join us!

We’re Hiring – Join Our Team!

We’re seeking to fill several positions at Cathedral Square, including maintenance technicians, SASH coordinators, and other essential positions. Check out our openings and come work for a leading, progressive nonprofit.

Thank You, Tom Fowler!

We are thrilled to have a another masterpiece by Tom Fowler, this one destined for Cathedral Square’s newest community, Juniper House, which will open in March on North Avenue in Burlington.