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Buying from a Rent-to-Own Store (260 KB; PDF)
A Consumer Guide
Source: Brattleboro Area Affordable Housing Coalition, January 2012
Improving the Odds for Kids: Vermont Child Poverty Council Final Report (394 KB; PDF)
Poverty in Vermont: Reduction and Profiles (240 KB; PDF)
Policy Brief. August 25, 2010. Prepared by:Travis W. Blalock, David R. Lumbert II from the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College.
Poverty in Vermont: what we know and what we don't know (289 KB; PDF)
Policy Research Shop from Child Poverty Council Meeting, 2010.
Replicable Best Practices for Accessing Mainstream Resources: A Guide for Continuums of Care (173 KB; PDF)
This guide is a tool for helping Continuums of Care (CoCs) discover new practices for improving access to four mainstream resources for people who are homeless: Medicaid, Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF), Social Security disability programs and Food Stamps. Featured in this guide are replicable best practices from around the United States. The intent is to share strategies that CoCs can consider implementing to increase access to mainstream resources.
Source: Technical Assistance Collaborative, Boston, MA, 2007.
Report on Housing First from Quincy, Mass. (4.88 MB; PDF)
"Housing First is based on the belief that when an individual moves
into a home of their own, they can begin to address the issue that
initially led to the loss of housing. Once in a home, formerly
homeless men and women receive supportive services such as case
management and counseling to help them stabilize and remain in
housing."
Rx for Hunger: Affordable Housing (1.69 MB; PDF)
State Early Childhood Policy Profiles (480 KB; PDF)

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