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RuralEdge Receives Donation from Dead River Company for Homeownership Programs

Dead River Company recently donated $5,000 to RuralEdge for their Homeownership Center programming, allowing RuralEdge to continue their significant programming to potential and current homeowners in Northeast Kingdom communities.

New Avenue Receives 2022 Preservation Trust Award

Not only is the New Avenue project a renovation success, and it has become a catalyst for other downtown projects and activities, helping to rejuvenate and reinvigorate a critical area of downtown St. Johnsbury.

Neighborworks Week 2022

As we enter the post-Pandemic period, RuralEdge employees, residents, and community members will gather to improve community spaces, empowering communities for success!

RuralEdge Receives Funding to Rehab Burned Cherry Street Building

SAINT JOHNSBURY—On January 26th, the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) awarded RuralEdge $1.4 Million to acquire and rehabilitate two vacant properties in St. Johnsbury, 138 Cherry Street & 759 Railroad Street, into seven units of permanent affordable housing.

RuralEdge Receives $10,000 Donation from CATIC for Homeownership Efforts

RuralEdge, the primary developer of affordable housing in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont recently received a $10,000 donation from CATIC, a regional title insurance company which often provides title insurance to affordable housing projects. The donation is to assist RuralEdge in their efforts to help residents achieve and maintain homeownership in three of Vermont’s most rural counties.

RuralEdge Testifies to New Avenue Impact

RuralEdge was asked to testify to the impact of the New Avenue redevelopment on the St. Johnsbury community. Below is the transcript of testimony provided to the House General, Housing & Military Affairs Committee by Executive Director Patrick Shattuck

Homelessness Awareness Day

RuralEdge was honored to be asked to testify to the successes and challenges housing providers face when housing those coming from homelessness. Below is the transcript of testimony provided to the House General and House Human Services Committees by Robert Little, Director of Community Development

Historic New Avenue Building is Officially Reopened in the Heart of Downtown St. Johnsbury

Evernorth, RuralEdge, New Depot Square Commercial Properties, LLC, funders, elected officials and community members were among those that celebrated the much-anticipated re-opening of New Avenue that is already bringing new life and vitality to downtown St. Johnsbury.

RuralEdge Purchases Brightlook Apartments to Preserve Affordability

Last week, RuralEdge purchased the Brightlook Apartments in an effort to preserve the affordability of 18 units of housing in St. Johnsbury with the assistance of funding from the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board and financing from the Vermont Community Loan Fund.

RuralEdge Housing Stabilization Program Strengthens Northeast Kingdom Communities

On Thursday, Governor Scott announced that RuralEdge, the premier developer of affordable housing in the Northeast Kingdom, was one of five organizations that received a $309,490 Community Development CARES Act Housing Stabilization Program award.

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