Funding for farmworker housing improvements

Passing this on from the VT Agency of Agriculture. -TB

Funding is available to make health and safety repairs/improvements to farmworker housing with 0% interest loans up to $30,000. The loans are forgivable over 10 years, as long as the improved housing continues to be maintained and used for farmworker housing. The Daniel.Baker) and Champlain Housing Trust.

Repairs/improvements can include, but are not limited to:

  • wastewater systems
  • air sealing and insulation
  • plumbing & electrical upgrades
  • noise mitigation measures
  • overcrowding relief
  • mold remediation
  • roof replacements
  • food prep and storage improvements

Application Deadline: April 15, 2022

If funds are available following April 15th, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Applications will open soon. If you have questions or would like to be put on the contact list for updates, contact Charlie Glassberg at Champlain Housing Trust at cglassberg or (802) 810-8217.

For more information, see the attached flyers or visit the program webpage.


Ollie Cultrara (they/them)

Produce Program Outreach & Education Coordinator

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets | 94 Harvest Lane, Williston, VT 05495

Cell: (802) 461-5128 | ollie.cultrara

Farmworker Housing Overview, Eligibility, & Repair Checklist.pdf

Farmworker Housing Loan & Repair Process Flowchart.pdf