Vermont Tiny Home News

Vermont Tiny Home News

Affordable housing campaign lags in Chittenden County Sept. 9th, 2019

Torpy says they have a waitlist that’s 850 families long. Part of the goal of the Building Homes Together Campaign, which they worked on along with other regional partners, was to help fix that and other housing cost concerns.

In the last three years, 2,300 homes were added in Chittenden County. That averages out to about 760 or so a year.

Only 280 of those were classified as “affordable” for people with low and moderate incomes. The goal was 420.

Article Source WCAX

Tiny lifestyle meets challenges in Vermont July 18th, 2019

Chrissy Bellmyer is one of many Vermont tiny home owners forced to live ‘under the radar.’

Bellmyer built her Chittenden County home in the summer of 2015 and moved in the following January. Her home is near Essex, she said, but declined to say where exactly because she’s worried about zoning and building code complaints.

Article Source Burlington Free Press