Coming soon – New Emergency Rental Assistance Funds

Please note – VSHA is not accepting applications at this time as details of the program are still being determined.  Please continue to check this website for updates.

Important Notice as it pertains to the Rental Housing Stabilization Program March 1, 2021

The Vermont Legislature has passed and sent to Governor Scott on 2/24/21 for signature H.138, the 2021 Budget Adjustment Act, which contains an additional $2.8 million dollars to fund the remaining outstanding RHSP payments received in December 2020 which were not paid due to insufficient funds.  VSHA anticipates Governor Scott will sign the bill and funds will be released to VSHA.  Upon receipt of the funds, VSHA will release the ACH payments to Landlord’s accounts.  VSHA anticipates payments by March 15, 2021.


Information regarding the Landlord Certificate (LC-142) and Renters Rebate 

Please note that any money directly paid to the landlord from the Rental Housing Stabilization Program or the Money to Move Program should not be entered as subsidy from the government or as rent paid by the tenant.  Do not include rent received from the CARES Act on LC-142 line 3, total rent paid for the calendar year.

For further information please use the links below:




The Vermont State Housing Authority has been in the business of providing critical housing assistance in Vermont for more than 50 years.

Established in 1968, VSHA has the distinction of being the first statewide housing authority in the nation.  Throughout our history, we have aggressively and compassionately pursued opportunities to provide and make housing more accessible and affordable for Vermonters.  Today, we serve more than 8500 families and are active in almost every community within the state.  Our affordable housing initiatives reach many Vermonters, from senior citizens, young families, those who are homeless and those with special needs to residents of mobile home parks. We invite you to travel through our website and see the many housing opportunities and services we provide.

Vermont State Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry or place of birth, age, U.S. Military Veteran status, familial status, marital status, disability, HIV status, or because income is derived in whole or in part from public assistance in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.

VSHA is committed to equal housing and employment opportunity and will consider reasonable accommodations upon request. Free interpreter services are available. Please tell us if you need an interpreter or other accommodation.


French – Des services d’interprétation gratuits sont disponibles pour nos programmes. Vous êtes prié de nous faire savoir si vous avez besoin d’un interprète ou d’une assistance quelconque.

Russian – Для наших программ предлагаются бесплатные услуги переводчика. Пожалуйста, сообщите нам, если Вам требуется переводчик или другая помощь.

Serbo-Croatian – Za sve naše programe na raspolaganju su vam besplatne prevodilačke usluge. Molimo vas da nam javite ukoliko vam je potreban prevodilac ili bilo koja druga vrsta usluge.

Spanish – Hay servicios gratis de interpretación disponibles para nuestros programas. Por favor, avísenos si necesita un intérprete u otra acomodación.

Swahili – Huduma ya Utafsiri inapatikana bure. Tafadhali tueleze kama unahitaji mfasiri au huduma nyinginezo.

Vietnamese – Hiện có các dịch vụ thông dịch miễn phí cho các chương trình của chúng tôi. Xin cho chúng tôi biết nếu quý vị cần một thông dịch viên hay các thích nghi khác.

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