Affordable Housing Committee

The Affordable Housing Committee is responsible for advising the City Council on policy related to housing in South Burlington. Learn more in our annual report (P. 54) and from these resources.

Meetings and Events:
The Committee expects to meet at least monthly as shown on the City calendar. More information is provided on the South Burlington Meetings & Events page prior to meetings.  

New reports

Federal emergency housing assistance opens for City residents
Did you know you can get help if the pandemic has made it hard to pay your mortgage payments, property taxes or rent? The Vermont Housing Finance Agency now offers federal emergency assistance to help eligible homeowners pay back property taxes and mortgage payments. Learn more at or by calling (888) 714-2260. For renters and landlords, the Vermont State Housing Agency offers the Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program to help with rent and utility expenses. Visit or call 833-488-3727. 

Strategies for finding affordable housing
In tight housing markets where few homes are for rent or sale, it can be difficult to find a home you can afford. However, here are several ways to connect with information and services that can help you move forward.

Rental housing FAQs
Emergency assistance (Vermont 2-1-1)
Help buying a home (Champlain Housing Trust)
Help with a mortgage or homeownership costs (Vermont Housing Finance Agency)

Agendas and Minutes for the South Burlington Affordable Housing Committee.
To access all city meeting documents, click here.

Committee Members:

Name   Term
Patrick O'Brien    2023
Vince Bolduc    2023
Sandy Dooley, Vice-Chair    2022
Vacant    2022
John Simson    2022
Vacant    2021
Vacant    2021
Chris Trombly, Chair    2023
Leslie Black-Plumeau    2021