Letter to the editor: McGill would help affordability

We have a tremendous affordable and workforce housing shortage in Addison County and in Vermont.

Bristol & Vergennes get housing money

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board recently announced that it had awarded funding to create and rehabilitate 283 new homes in 12 communities statewide. One fifth of these homes will serve households that have experienced homelessness. 

Middlebury housing plan takes shape

The Middlebury community has a tremendous appetite for new details about a large, mixed-income housing development to be sited off Seminary Street Extension, and representatives of Summit Properties on Sept. 7 shared some appetizers for a main course that … (read more)

More details coming Wednesday on Middlebury housing complex

MIDDLEBURY — The company that is planning to build more than 88 units of “mixed-income” housing off Seminary Street Extension in Middlebury will host its second public information meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 7. In a meeting at the Middlebury town office … (read more)

Esther Charlestin leaves Middlebury selectboard

Middlebury selectboard member Esther Charlestin is stepping down from her position due to her impending move to a different Addison County community.

Community forum: Affordable housing ideas

Despite recent efforts, in our state and nationally, to reduce the housing affordability crunch, it is quite likely we will be in the same discouraging housing situation 20 years from now as we are today unless we make substantial changes to the way we do … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Middlebury zoning changes could help many

While navigating my next steps and permanent housing, my mind wandered to others in our community experiencing the same thing. Those who work and live in Middlebury and are priced out, needing to find housing with short notice, and experience limited opti … (read more)

Big housing project in Middlebury taking shape

An overflow crowd of more than 50 people flooded the Middlebury municipal building conference room on Monday evening to hear details — and provide feedback on — a plan to build more than 88 units of “mixed-income” housing on 35 acres of land off Seminary … (read more)

New laws will invest $45M into housing

Gov. Phil Scott signed two key pieces of legislation Tuesday meant to address the state’s housing crisis.

Middlebury zoning law revisions would enable affordable housing

The Middlebury Planning Commission continues to work on revisions to the community’s zoning rules that in part incentivize development in the village area while preserving the history and character of Addison County’s shire town.

College land buy to boost affordability in Middlebury

The apartments, multi-family and single family homes will be constructed by an independent developer and are not being built for college employees.

Editorial: Exciting news, needed changes

News that Middlebury College has purchased 35 acres in the heart of Middlebury’s residential area to turn into 100 units of affordable housing is exciting and most welcome.

College buys land to build affordable housing in Middlebury

One hundred units of workforce housing will be built on land close to downtown Middlebury.

Habitat for Humanity looking for families in need

Finding candidate families for the next home remains difficult even as Vermont’s and Addison County’s lack of affordable and workforce housing continues to make headlines.

Local affordable housing eyed for $5M in repairs

John Graham Housing & Services is planning a $5 million overhaul of several of its affordable housing projects in Vergennes, Middlebury and Bristol.

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