Thayer House is designed to be affordable for seniors with a variety of incomes. The community is located just 2.5 miles from downtown Burlington’s shopping and restaurants, with convenient access to the Ethan Allen Shopping Center. Thayer House is also located in close proximity to the Burlington bike path, offering miles of paved trails with stunning views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. The Heineberg Senior Center is located near this community, offering many social and recreational activities.

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