Champlain Housing Trust

About Us

The Champlain Housing Trust is a community land trust that supports strong, vital communities in northwest Vermont through the development and stewardship of permanently affordable homes and associated community assets. CHT serves a three county service area in northwestern Vermont, home to one-third of the state's 625,000 people. In this region, CHT owns or manages over 2,257 apartments, stewards 579 single family shared equity homes, owns 140,000 sq. ft. of commercial space and provides services to five housing cooperatives. CHT's revolving loan fund provides support for rehabilitation of single family homes and the the financing of mobile homes. A chartered member of NeighborWorks America, CHT operates a HomeOwnership Center that provides pre- and post-purchase counseling, foreclosure prevention and delinquency intervention, among other services. CHT has won numerous awards, including the 2008 UN World Habitat Award for the Global North.

Contact Us

Brenda Torpy, Chief Executive Officer

88 King Street
Burlington,  Vermont   05401
Phone: (802) 862-6244

Community Programs

  • Shelters, Vouchers, Home Repair, and/or Weatherization
  • Housing and/or Financial Counseling

Housing Development and Rehabilitation

  • Single Family For-Sale Development
  • Single Family Rental Development
  • Multi-Family For-Sale Development
  • Multi-Family Rental Development
  • Commercial Development

    Property Management and Resident Programs

    • Property Management
    • Resident Services

    Debt and Equity Investing

    • Consumer Mortgage Lending