Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program (VERAP)

The Vermont State Housing Authority's emergency program, the Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program (VERAP) is coming to an end. Following are the changes that were implemented to VERAP beginning January 1st, 2023 – These changes supersede prior policies:

  • All benefits are subject to available funds.
  • VERAP will only be accepting new applications for REACH-UP and WORLD LEARNING.
  • If you have a rental subsidy, you will no longer be eligible for rental benefits, or have reached your 18 months of benefits for any part of VERAP, including utilities, you are no longer eligible for benefits, and the following message does not apply to you. The program provides 18 months of support, per Utility Type, and is calculated from when the first benefit was applied.
  • Program is dependent on limited funds.

Learn more about VERAP