Vermont lacks about 12,000 housing units for its poorest residents. Senate leaders want another housing bond - $50 million - in addition to the $37 million bond approved in 2017. It's not the whole solution, but the Trump 2017 tax cuts offer wealthy investors an opportunity to save big on taxes while helping with housing and jobs in troubled Vermont urban areas. Worth a try?
"“I think the Opportunity Zones can start something in the community, to be that seed, and then affordable housing needs to follow out of that,” [VHFA Executive Director Maura] Collins said.”
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