Entries by David Crandall

Twin Pines Executive Director weighs in on Vermont housing crisis

Monte, Lane, Winter: Vermont needs housing – and more Tue, 07/12/2022 – 11:27am — by Michael Monte, Stephanie Lane, Andrew Winter The first questions families with young children ask when considering where in Vermont to live are, “Can we find housing we can afford?” and “Does that area have good childcare options?” Too often, the answers to […]

Hartford Housing Plan Gets Critical Approvals

Hartford housing plan gets critical approvals By DARREN MARCY Valley News Staff Writer Published: 5/26/2022 10:16:03 PM Modified: 5/26/2022 10:16:05 PM WILDER — After hours of public testimony over two nights, Twin Pines Housing Trust cleared two key hurdles in its effort to build an 18-unit apartment complex at 747 Hartford Ave. in Wilder. First, […]

Upper Valley Haven Releases Paper on Parkhurst Collaboration

The Parkhurst Supportive Housing Project: A Review of Program Outcomes after 3 1/2 years Michael Redmond, Executive Director, Upper Valley Haven April 2022 Summary This paper provides an analysis of the outcomes of a permanent supportive housing project in Lebanon, NH that opened in August 2018. The 18-unit apartment building, called Parkhurst Community Housing or […]

Twin Pines Receives “Housing for Everyone” grant from TD Charitable Foundation

TD Charitable Foundation awards $5.8M to 33 non-profits, two in VT get $325K  Tue, 03/08/2022 – 4:05pm —  TD Bank  The 16th annual Housing for Everyone grant program will help housing organizations deliver critical resident services like eviction prevention assistance, workforce development and childcare  Vermont Business Magazine Three Vermont non-profit housing organizations – Champlain Housing Trust (CHT), […]

747 Hartford Avenue, White River Junction, VT

Twin Pines will develop 18 one-bedroom apartments for adults who have experienced homelessness on a parcel of land at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Residents of the new Twin Pines building will have access to enhanced case management services provided by The Haven. These services can include linking residents to primary care and mental health services, […]

Safford Commons, Woodstock, VT

Construction of four new homeownership units at Safford Commons in Woodstock, VT, is now complete.  The mix of two and three-bedroom units include open-plan kitchen, dining and living area, laundry room, and front-entry porch with storage. The units are permanently affordable. Two units have sold, and applications are still being received and reviewed for qualified […]

Upper Valley Haven plan would create low-income housing, shelter space in White River Junction

A rendering shows a proposed 18-unit Twin Pines Housing apartment building, center, and a new structure for the Haven’s overnight shelter and administrative offices, right, on property subdivided from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, left, on Hartford Avenue in White River Junction, Vt. The plans for the buildings’ facades have not been finalized. (Courtesy Studio Nexus) Courtesy […]