Media Coverage

Cathedral Square Corporation begins construction of Green Senior Housing

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

HAC would like to congratulate Cathedral Square Corporation (CSC) as they begin construction of Elm Place, Vermont’s first multi-family building certified to Passive House standards. The super energy-efficient building will provide thirty affordable, one-bedroom apartments for low-income seniors in Milton, VT, a rural community with a population of 10,300. Support And Services at Home (SASH) …

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Groundbreaking Ceremony – Elm Place, Milton

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016

Ceremony Launches Vermont’s First, Multi-Family Passive House Building Cathedral Square Begins Construction on Energy-Efficient Housing for Seniors in Milton   News Coverage: Vermont’s First Multi-Family Passive House, Green Energy Times Ceremony Launches Vermont’s First, Multi-Family Passive House Building, VTDigger.com Cathedral Square begins construction on energy-efficient housing for seniors in Milton, Vermont Business Magazine New Affordable …

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VT Faces Shortage of Senior Housing

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The need for affordable housing is skyrocketing for Vermont’s aging population. Low vacancy rates and high housing costs are putting seniors in a pinch and a never-ending waiting list. For Burlington resident Nan Orshan, a typical day starts at 4 am with mental exercises and a game of cribbage. “Other than that, I’m pretty idle,” says Orshan. Her …

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VHCB awards $4.06 million for rental housing, homeownership and land conservation

Date: Friday, May 13, 2016

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board announced today that it has made funding commitments totaling $4,067,320 to 10 organizations to carry out projects in Burlington, South Burlington, Barre, Montpelier, Bennington, Arlington, Shaftsbury, Putney, Brattleboro, Athens, Rockingham, and Westminster. The VHCB funds will be used to construct or rehabilitate 172 affordable apartments, provide affordable …

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Community health care can save money, advocates say

Date: Friday, April 29, 2016

Community health leaders say they have figured out how to save money on treating Vermonters with long-term needs. A half-dozen organizations that make up the Support and Services at Home, or SASH, program gathered at the Statehouse on Wednesday with representatives of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The groups announced that …

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