Annual Appeal

It’s that time of year again: the leaves are falling, the weather is changing, and Downstreet is launching its 2015 annual appeal campaign! For those of you unfamiliar with our annual appeal, this is our primary effort to reach out to our community of supporters (everyone who cares about the work we do) and ask…

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Montpelier’s French Block

Housing Vermont and Downstreet Housing & Community Development have signed an option with Aubuchon Hardware for the upper floors of Montpelier’s French Block. The redevelopment plan includes creating 18 one-bedroom apartments, with a mix of affordable and market-rate rents, said Alison Friedkin, Downstreet’s Director of Real Estate Development. The proposed project involves rehabilitation of the…

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Central Vermont Habitat For Humanity

The Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for partner families to build affordable, energy-efficient homes! There are two orientation meetings coming up on October 5th at Bethany Church in Montpelier and October 10th at First Presbyterian Church in Barre for interested families. Families are encouraged to apply if they are in need of…

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Downstreet is a Green Organization

After a year’s worth of preparation to submit our Green Designation application to NeighborWorks America, Downstreet learned that we have been granted the NeighborWorks Green Organization Designation. This accomplishment is by no means the end of an effort, as NeighborWorks requires measures to ensure continuation of the green measures that are already in place, as…

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Downstreet is Hiring!

Downstreet is Hiring! As the demand for our services grows, so does our staff. Three positions have just been created to meet the needs of the communities we serve: Financial Controller, Real Estate Development Coordinator, and Property Management Coordinator. The successful candidates for these positions will improve the overall functionality of the staff and allow…

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