State encourages building mid-priced homes

VHFA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Maura Collins speaks at National Bank of Middlebury this month about a new program that will give builders incentives to create housing that’s affordable to middle-income Vermonters. To her left is a drawing of a Summit Properties plan to build workforce housing in Middlebury. Independent photo/Steve James

With many Vermonters feeling stuck because of the increasing costs of homes and the dire lack of availability, state and local officials have announced a new program to build more moderately priced homes across the state. 

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