Habitat for Humanity of Addison County is holding two info sessions this fall for potential applicants to their homeownership program. Check out their information below:
1996 3br/2ba Redman home for sale in Lazy Brook Park, Starksboro. Asking $20,000 as-is. The roof needs repair and there is water damage to certain sections of the ceiling in one of the bedrooms and bathroom (see photos). Otherwise, the home is in good condition with pergo floors, sunlit open floor plan, and great storage. Well-situated on a corner lot you can enjoy from the rear deck. Some appliances convey (gas range & washer/dryer in as-is condition). Great opportunity to own a spacious newer home affordably with a little bit of work. Contact Chris at 877-2626 x107 or chris at addisontrust dot org. Owner must be approved to live in the park; you can download the application at http://www.addisontrust.org/mobile-home-park-application-process.html. Offers should be submitted in writing to ACCT via an attorney.
About Lazy Brook: Lazy Brook has 51 lots and is located off Hollow Rd on the Starksboro/Huntington Line about a 30-minute drive from Burlington. Lot rent for 2018 is $253/mo and includes water, plowing, and trash removal.
ACCT is seeking a full-time Community Engagement Coordinator for the September 2018-August 2019 AmeriCorps program year. This independent self-starter supports the property management team and provides excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment. Specific duties include developing programming for residents to enhance their housing satisfaction & stability, providing assistance with housing retention, aiding applicants in securing affordable housing, and liaising with community members and service providers. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, flexible, & service-oriented. Must apply online at http://www.vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/americorps-positions by 8/24; position open until filled. EOE.
Here is the full position description.
Many summer meal sites across Addison County begin on Monday, including at several ACCT properties: Brookside & Lazy Brook mobile home parks in Starksboro. Summer meals are FREE meals available to children aged 18 and under during the summer, funded by the USDA. Check out the full list of sites on the Hunger Free Vermont website.
ACCT has acquired several mobile and modular homes in our parks that will be
available for sale soon!
Modular home in Brookside (Starksboro), 2br/1ba: new flooring in the bedrooms, new appliances, high ceilings, newer windows, needs some cosmetic finishing touches. Handicap accessible! As-is; asking $18,000:
1984 Champion 14x70 3br/2ba mobile home in Hillside (Starksboro): a good-size home in need of interior renovation. New gravel pad. As-is; aking $5,000:
Modular home in Hillside (Starksboro): Newer home that unfortunately due to a freeze-up needs to be completely replumbed and renovated. Recent estimate came in at $12,500. Sold as-is; asking $5,000:
Wow! What an amazing time and fabulous turnout we had on Saturday evening for our 3rd annual Sip to Support Housing. Almost a hundred community members turned out at Woodchuck Cidery and helped raise over $5,000 for ACCT's affordable housing programs. THANK YOU! We could not manage the county's largest portfolio of affordable housing without your critical support. The MCMC Jazz Band was AMAZING, the food was great, and fun was had by all!
ACCT is holding our 3rd annual Sip to Support Affordable Housing on June 2nd from 5:30 to 7:30 at Woodchuck Cider House in Middlebury. This year's theme is a Heartwarming Housewarming! Bid on silent auction items for your home, from household goods to patio accessories to items for your four-legged family members.
Tickets are on sale now, just $12 in advance or $15 at the door for free cider samples, light fare, music, lawn games, mingling, and a raffle entry for Woodchuck gear. We hope to see you there!
ACCT held its Annual Meeting on April 17th, which included the announcement of our 2017 annual report. Additionally, the Board voted to elect new and continuing members. We are very pleased to welcome new Board member John Barstow to the ACCT family. We also have an opening for a new resident Board member; interested residents may send a letter of interest to ACCT at PO Box 311, Vergennes, VT 05491, or via www.addisontrust.org/contact.
The updated Board list is available at http://www.addisontrust.org/who-we-are.html, and the 2017 annual report is available for download at www.addisontrust.org/annual-report.
ACCT's annual meeting will be held at Vergennes Opera House at 4pm on April 17. The agenda is now posted at www.addisontrust.org/Annual-Meeting.
Addison County Community Trust is seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician for our affordable residential properties in Middlebury and Vergennes.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Terms of Employment:
This Maintenance Technician position is full-time and hourly including health insurance, vacation, sick, personal and holidays. The position has a Non-Exempt status. This position requires routine after-hours availability. An individual in this position is hired and supervised by the DPM
High school diploma or equivalent necessary. On-the-job experience with construction and/or property maintenance. Must have own truck or other vehicle suitable to construction activity, valid driver’s license, and provide certificate of auto insurance. Must own and use own hand tools.
Cover letter & resume to: PO Box 156 Vergennes, VT 05491 or email Colby. Equal Opportunity Employer.
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