Southern Vermont Housing Summit Video Released


The Southern Vermont Housing Summit was hosted at Bennington College on February 9, 2017. The agenda went as follows:

Introductions Introductions and Welcome

  • Sarah Lang, SVEP manager, BDCC,  Southern Vermont Economy Project
Supply and Demand1-1:45 pm Southern Vermont Housing Data: Supply (what we have currently) and Demand (who is looking for housing)o   Peter Paggi, WWHT

o   Stephanie Lane, Shires Housing

Housing Products1:50-2:50 pm “Housing Products” Panel Discussion:Moderator: Jen Hollar of Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Panelists: Bob Stevens (M&S Development), Paul Carroccio (TPW Real Estate), Peter Paggi (WWHT), Jon Hale (Hale Resources)

Partnerships2:50-3 pm The Importance of Partnerships: Bill Colvin
Housing Programs/Tools3-4pm Public:o   WRC: Chris Campany

o   WWHT: Peter Paggi

o   Shires Housing: Stephanie Lane

o   USDA RD: Alex Gauthier

o   VHCB/housing bond: Jen Hollar

Private:o   TIF and New Market Tax Credits: Bob Stevens

o   Zoning solutions: Todd Nebraska (Bread Loaf)