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Housing & Homelessness Resources

Housing Discrimination

Vermont Tenants
Vermont Tenants services are provided by the Housing Advocacy team and are available to renters anywhere in Vermont.
Toll-Free: (800) 287-7971
Phone: (802) 864-0099

Human Rights Commission
The mission of the Vermont Human Rights Commission (VHRC) is to promote full civil and human rights in Vermont. The Commission protects people from unlawful discrimination in housing, state government employment, and public accommodations.
12 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05633
Phone: (802) 828-2480

Information about Service Animals

Vermont Legal Aid/Legal Services Vermont (Housing Discrimination Project)
Free legal help for Vermonters facing housing discrimination.
Phone: (800) 889-2047

Fair Housing Project
The Fair Housing Project is one of CVOEO’s statewide Housing Advocacy Programs. We work to eradicate illegal housing discrimination and increase housing opportunity and choice in Vermont.
255 South Champlain Street
P.O. Box 1603
Burlington, Vermont 05402
Phone: (800) 287-7971


Call 2-1-1 to find a shelter near you.

List of Emergency Shelter Providers in Vermont

Pathways Vermont
Pathways Vermont’s mission is to end homelessness in Vermont and provide innovative mental health alternatives. 
PO Box #127
Winooski, VT 05404
Phone: (888) 492-8218

Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness
VCEH seeks to end homelessness in Vermont through sharing information, developing resources, providing a forum for decision making and promoting decent, safe, fair, affordable housing for all.
PO Box 944
Montpelier VT 05601

Vermont State Housing Authority – Rapid Rehousing
Rapid Rehousing (RRH) serves households experiencing literal homelessness, who have varying levels of service needs, with medium-term rental assistance (up to 24 months). RRH providers either deliver direct services or coordinate them with local partners.
1 Prospect Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
Phone: (802) 828-3295

Affordable Housing

Housing Contingency Fund (Guidelines)

List of Affordable Rental Housing Properties in Vermont

Vermont State Housing Authority – Rental Assistance Program
1 Prospect Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
Phone: (802) 828-3295
Fax: (802) 828-3248
TDD: (800) 798-3118
Message Line: (800) 820-5119

BROC Community Action
BROC’s mission it to provide hope, opportunity and a path forward out of crisis or poverty so our neighbors and communities thrive.
Serving Rutland and Bennington Counties
Rutland: (802) 775-0878
Bennington (802) 775-0878

CAPSTONE Community Action
CAPSTONE is dedicated to creating resilient households and communities and to advancing justice in social, economic and environmental policy. CAPSTONE empower individuals with the tools and resources to move beyond poverty.
Serving Lamoille, Orange and Washington Counties
Lamoille: (802) 888-7993
Orange East: (802) 222-5419
Orange West: (802) 728-9506
Washington: (802) 476-4493

Champlain Housing Trust
The communities of northwest Vermont will have a stock of permanently affordable homes to assure that the region will be diverse and inclusive, with safe and decent housing for all people, supported by services and programs that enhance health and opportunity.
88 King Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802) 862-6244

Housing Accessibility & Modifications

Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL)
VCIL’s mission is to promote the dignity, independence and civil rights of Vermonters with disabilities.
Phone: (802) 229-0501 (voice / TTY)
TTY: (800) 639-1522
Fax: (802) 229-0503

VCIL’s Home Access Program provides home entry and bathroom accessibility modifications for low-income Vermonters with physical disabilities so they can remain in their homes. 

VCIL’s Sue Williams Freedom Fund provides funding for services and equipment to help people with disabilities achieve or maintain independence in their own homes. SWFF can help with things such as dentures, air purifiers, scooters, and many other items.

About Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications

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