Covid-19 response for Twin Pines Housing Homeowners

A message to homeowners from Twin Pines Housing’s Homeownership Coordinator, Steve Usle:

March 18, 2020

Dear Twin Pines Housing Homeowner,

As Homeownership Coordinator for Twin Pines Housing, please know that I remain a resource for you concerning all Program needs during these difficult times.  Although our offices are closed to the public, please know that I am always available to answer your questions via email or phone.  I will do my best to respond to any voice message left with me within 24 hours.  The best number to leave a message is 802 291-7000 (EXT. 102).   
Although our offices are closed, Twin Pines staff is working remotely and will continue to support the TPH community and programs. In order to efficiently reach a staff member, please refer to the staff contact list on our website.
TPH will continue to monitor the COVID-19 virus. As the situation evolves, it will post updates on our website, Facebook page, and via email. It is regularly updating its procedures and protocols to insure all of its residents and staff are safe. Staff are being advised to monitor their own health and to take extra precautions.
Please take the necessary steps to ensure your own continued health by focusing on hand washing, staying away from large group gatherings, and avoiding contact with those who have been sick. For up-to-date information on the situation in Vermont, please visit the New Hampshire Department of Health or the Vermont Department of Health website.
To read updates on the virus worldwide, please visit the World Health Organization’s website.
I look forward to serving your Homeownership needs in the future.  Thanks for your understanding.  Please be well and take care of yourself, and those close to you.

Regards,

Steve

Steven A. Usle, Homeownership Coordinator

Twin Pines Housing

226 Holiday Drive Suite 20

White River Junction, VT 05001

802 291-7000 Ext. 102

Steve.usle@tphtrust.org

 

Twin Pines Housing’s Covid-19 Response

To protect the health of our community and staff, we are making some changes to our normal routines:

Maintenance:

  • ALL INSPECTIONS are cancelled until further notice.
  • WORK ORDERS will be limited to emergencies only.  The process remains the same: call 802-291-7000 during business hours.  After hours emergencies, call: 802-359-4046. PLEASE DO NOT CALL INDIVIDUAL STAFF! They will NOT be able to process work orders.
  • CLEANING and SANITIZING of common areas is scheduled daily.  It is important that residents understand they are responsible for their own health and safety in addition to our efforts. Please see the reverse side for CDC recommendations.

 

Property Management and Supportive Services:

  • Twin Pines office is closed to all walk-in traffic starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
  • We are not scheduling in-person meetings at this time, but will be available by phone.
  • Paperwork, rent checks, etc. can be put in the drop box outside the office, which will be checked daily.
  • Our Administrative Assistant staff will be taking calls during regular business hours at our main number: 802-291-7000.
  • Recertification paperwork must come to the office as soon as possible. If you need assistance, please email Jennie (Jennie.Gibson@tphtrust.org), or Holly (Holly.Palmer@tphtrust.org).
  • Please email, text, or mail the completed CONTACT CARD (postage is paid!) to Faye (Faye.Grearson@tphtrust.org), or Jen (Jennifer.Hobbs@tphtrust.org) at your earliest convenience.

 

As always, Twin Pines staff is here to support you with your housing related concerns.  Please do not hesitate to reach out.

Keys to the Valley Housing Survey

Our friends at Keys to the Valley are developing a housing needs assessment for the region, and they need your help! Please take a moment to complete their survey  Learn more on the Keys to the Valley website.

January Homeownership Workshop

Ready for homeownership but don’t know where to start? Get answers to your home buying questions with this comprehensive 8-hour class. You’ll learn about grants and other down payment assistance as well as which mortgage is right for you. Workshops all meet the pre-purchase requirement for most lenders. The workshop will be held at Woodstock History Center, 26 Elm Street, Woodstock, VT, on Saturday, January 25, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Registration fee is $99 per household, and the first 10 households to register will receive a $25 gift card from Twin Pines Housing upon completion of the workshop. Learn more and register by calling 802-254-4604, or visiting https://www.homemattershere.org/how-to-buy-a-home/.  Co-hosted with Windham & Windsor Housing Trust and Woodstock Community Trust.

September Homeownership Workshop

Ready for homeownership but don’t know where to start? Get answers to your home buying questions with this comprehensive 8-hour class. When finished, you’ll receive your Homebuyer Education Certificate, required by most local lenders. The workshop will be held at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditorium A, on Saturday, September 7th, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Registration fee is $99 per household, and the first 10 households to register will receive a $25 gift certificate upon completion of the workshop. Learn more and register by calling 800-974-1377, or visiting www.homesahead.orgUse promo code AHEAD20 for 20% off!

 

Wentworth Community Housing Ribbon Cutting

Join us for the ribbon cutting at Wentworth Community Housing on Tuesday, June 25 at 4:00 pm!
117 Wentworth Way (off Sykes Mountain Avenue), White River Junction, VT

Remarks will be followed by tours of the newly completed building and Twin Pines Housing’s Annual Meeting. View the agenda and nominees

RSVP by Friday, June 21 to krissy.preston@tphtrust.org

To absentee vote, please email your vote to krissy.preston@tphtrust.org subject line: 2019 Vote
1. Adopt 2018 Minutes – AYE/NAY View the 2018 Meeting Minutes
2. Approve Trustee Slate – AYE/NAY
Please be sure to sign the email with your FULL NAME

 

 

Homeownership Coordinator Position Available

Twin Pines Housing seeks a Homeownership Coordinator to manage our existing homeownership portfolio and introduce new homeownership properties into our portfolio. Compensation includes competitive wages and benefits. Requires a Bachelor’s degree, 3 years related experience, and Real Estate transactional experience. Full-time. Click here to see full job description. Please submit one pdf document containing a cover letter detailing your qualifications for this position and your salary requirements, along with a resume to: info@tphtrust.org.

February Homeownership Workshop

Ready for homeownership but don’t know where to start? Get answers to your home buying questions with this comprehensive 8-hour class. When finished, you’ll receive your Homebuyer Education Certificate, required by most local lenders. The workshop will be held at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditorium A, on Saturday, February 9th, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Registration fee is $99 per household, and the first 10 households to register will receive a $25 gift certificate upon completion of the workshop. Learn more and register by calling 800-974-1377, or visiting www.homesahead.org.

2-9-19 Lebanon HBE Flyer PDF

Resident Manager Positions Available

Twin Pines Housing has two Resident Manager positions available. Responsibilities include providing day-to-day oversight of assigned properties, routine janitorial duties, responding to emergencies, and reporting regularly to Maintenance Supervisor and Director of Property Management. Compensation includes use of Resident Manager’s apartment including utilities.

Requires own transportation, cell phone, high school diploma or GED, and related work experience. Must pass criminal background and credit check. P/T. Submit cover letter & resume to info@tphtrust.org. See full job descriptions: Overlook Housing and Upper Valley Housing.

Homeownership Coordinator Position Available

Twin Pines Housing seeks a Homeownership Coordinator to manage our existing homeownership portfolio and introduce new homeownership properties into our portfolio. Compensation includes competitive wages and benefits. Requires a Bachelor’s degree, 3 years related experience, and Real Estate transactional experience. Part-time. Click here to see full job description. Please submit one pdf document containing a cover letter detailing your qualifications for this position and your salary requirements, along with a resume to: info@tphtrust.org.