Habitat to the rescue for city family of four

Amy and James Muir both have jobs, yet for the past six years, they’ve been unsuccessful in finding permanent housing while living with their two children in a transitional apartment in Vergennes provided by the John Graham Shelter.

For pastel painter, home is where the art is

Judy Albright not only reflects these values in her art, but also by using her work to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Addison County, which partners with families, volunteers and donors to build highly efficient and sustainable homes for people in the co … (read more)

Volunteers in action: A new home & garden come to life

It was a special day last summer when a young family was able to move into their brand-new Vergennes home — the latest project undertaken by Habitat for Humanity of Addison County. 

Vergennes Habitat home receives garden

The Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association (VNLA) volunteered to design and install landscaping at a Habitat for Humanity of Addison County single family home located at 14 Booth Woods in Vergennes.

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.

Habitat home wins architectural award

Note: This story first appeared on the Middlebury College website. MIDDLEBURY — A Middlebury College student architecture project aimed at making a dent in the affordable housing crisis has won a major award from the American Institute of Architects’ New … (read more)

Design/build partnership paves way for Habitat home

VERGENNES — The latest evidence of a productive partnership among Habitat for Humanity Addison County, Middlebury firm McLeod Kredell Architects, and Ripton contractor Alex Carver stands proudly, all 100 square feet of it, on a lot in Vergennes subdivisio … (read more)

Local family gets the gift of homeownership

MIDDLEBURY — Tearing open packages. It’s a Christmas tradition. But the Soberal family didn’t need to unwrap their biggest Christmas gift this week. They’re living in it. Frankie and Dora Soberal and their three young daughters continue to pinch themselve … (read more)

MUHS soccer players help out at Habitat site

MIDDLEBURY — When we say the Middlebury Union High School boys’ soccer players took the field this past week, we mean it — literally. More than 20 members of the combined JV and varsity squads spent Wednesday evening, Aug. 14, dismantling sections of temp … (read more)