Thayer House is one of the newer properties designed by Cathedral Square. The building has 69 apartments throughout for adults 55 and above. Thayer House is located just 2.5 miles from downtown Burlington’s shopping and restaurants, with convenient access to the Ethan Allen Shopping Center. It is also close to the Burlington bike path, which offers stunning views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. The Heineberg Community Senior Center is close by, offering many social and recreational activities.

This property offers tax-credit and market-rate homes and some subsidized apartments. McAuley Square also accepts Section 8 vouchers and is a SASH location, with an on-site SASH coordinator. To be eligible for consideration you need to apply to Cathedral Square and Vermont State Housing Authority.


  • 63 one-bedroom and 6 two-bedroom apartments
  • All utilities included in rent except telephone, cable television and internet service
  • Laundry facilities on each floor
  • Discounted cable rates
  • Secure entry
  • Smoke-free housing
  • Located within walking distance of churches, shopping centers, the bike path and Lake Champlain
  • Located 2.5 miles from downtown Burlington
  • Salon
  • On-site exercise room
  • Underground and on-site parking
  • On-site SASH coordinator
  • 24-hour maintenance emergency system
  • Large common room with fireplace and kitchen
  • Central air conditioning
  • Special Services Transportation Authority (SSTA) available
  • On Green Mountain Transit bus line
  • Weekly wellness nurse visits
  • Social, cultural and recreational activities program