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Resources And Rules

Vermont has a wide range of programs, protections, and resources to ensure the state's housing is fair, safe, decent, and affordable to all.

Resources for Renters and Landlords

These resources include rental and building codes, tenant rights and education materials, information about repair loans, lead-based paint, farm labor housing, and COVID Rental Assistance Programs.

Resources for Homeowners

These resources includes information on the Vermont Property Tax Homestead Declaration, financing home repairs, condominiums, resources for renting your house, historic homes, and more.

Housing Links

Links to more than 80 housing resources, sorted conveniently into 14 categories.

Housing Access Reporting Tool (HART)

This tool is for owners of publicly funded housing to report on their challenges and progress towards the goal of making at least 15% of the housing units that received state-controlled funding available to Vermonters experiencing homelessness. This goal was established by Executive Order 3-73: Publicly Funded Housing for the Homeless. ****The process for collecting this data is currently being updated.****

Housing Statutes and Rules

For easy reference, the key statutes, rules and regulations, and recent legislation that govern the state's housing can be accessed below.

DHCD's Administrative Rules for Mobile Home Parks, the Mobile Home Park Warranty of Habitability, the Charitable Housing Investment Tax Credit, and links to the relevant Mobile Home and Mobile Home Park Statutes.

Rental Housing -Vermont Landlord-Tenant Law (9 VSA Chapter 137)

Vermont Fair Housing Law - Fair Housing Law (9 VSA Chapter 139 Sect 4503)