VHFA to release “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont”

first_imgVermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) will release the 2011 edition of ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont’ at a press event at 12 noon on Thursday, April 21, in the Statehouse Cedar Creek Room in Montpelier.The 2011 update is the 10th edition of the annual report first published in 2002.It shows, despite a long-term recession, that rental prices have continued to escalate making the gap between Vermonters’ wages and their cost of housing larger. Furthermore, the future of Vermont’s affordable housing is in jeopardy as federal subsidies are set to expire, and pressure grows to reduce national debt by cutting the federal budget.WHATRelease event: ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont’WHEN12:00 noon, Thursday, April 21, 2011WHERECedar Creek Room, Statehouse, State Street, MontpelierWHOSen. Vincent IlluzziChair; Committee of Economic Development, Housing and General AffairsRep. Helen HeadChair; Committee of General, Housing and Military AffairsSec. Lawrence MillerSecretary, Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community DevelopmentSarah CarpenterExecutive Director, Vermont Housing Finance AgencySource: Vermont Housing Finance Agencylast_img

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