Success Stories

Success Stories

Winooski: Public Investments Spark Revitalization
Once a prosperous mill town, learn how Winooski is reinventing itself with an inclusive vision, strong local leadership and the strategic use of public funding to leverage private investment.

Transforming St. Albans: Public Improvements Leverage Private Investment
Businesses, property owners and municipal officals worked together with the state to develop a shared vision and take advantage of tax incentives, grants and planning assistace to transform their city center.

Hardwick's Revival: Downtown and Village Center Tax Credits
Learn about how a tragic fire in the downtown sparked a new direction for Hardwick and how saving one historic building can spur the redevelopment of an entire community. 

Rebuilding Wilmington: Downtown and Village Center Tax Credits
This classic skiing and recreation town in southern Vermont collaborated to rebuild a downtown economy after the devastation of Tropical Strom Irene.

Renaissance in Barre: Public Improvements Leverage Private Investment
Learn how the City of Barre's investments  in streetscape and infrastructure improvements inspired private investment in several prominent downtown blocks, transforming their downtown. 

Danville Village Green
Partnering with VTrans and the Vermmont Arts Council, the community was able to redesign the village green with public art, road improvements and landscape features, making it more pedestrian friendly and inviting to visitors. 

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Katie Buckley, Commissioner
Department of Housing & Community Development

Josh Hanford, Deputy Commissioner
Department of Housing & Community Development

One National Life Drive
Deane C. Davis Building, 6th Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-0501