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We have created “Roadmaps” on the VTLawHelp.org website to help Vermonters navigate some common legal and benefits problems. The Roadmaps feature step-by-step directions and short, colorful videos.
The coronavirus has created many changes in the way Vermont courts are operating, changes to public benefits, new financial help, and more. Here we keep a list of important changes to help Vermonters and community partners.
In Vermont, thanks to funding from the federal and state governments, we have the opportunity to make Vermont’s rental housing stock healthier and safer and more energy efficient at no cost to tenants and landlords. Landlords and tenants can both benefit thanks to two free programs available now called VERAP and the Weatherization Assistance Program.
Vermonters can now get more financial help than ever before. If you didn’t qualify for financial help in the past, it’s time to look again.
For help with rent, utilities, money to move, and other housing expenses, Vermonters should apply for the Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program (VERAP) through the Vermont State Housing Authority (VSHA).
Programs are available in Vermont to help you pay utility bills.
A state investigative team is examining long wait times for health services in Vermont. Public comment is welcome.
Because of COVID-19, many court hearings in Vermont are now “remote.” That means some or all of the people participate by video or by phone. Read our tip sheet to know how to prepare for a remote hearing.
Here are some things Vermonters should know about filing and paying your taxes this year, including an expanded Child Tax Credit.
Due to the American Rescue Plan, you may be able to get more help with your monthly health insurance premium and cost-sharing. And you do not have to pay back extra Advance Premium Tax Credits (APTC) you got in 2020.