Legal Services Vermont is hosting a free virtual legal advice clinic for eligible low-income Vermonters. LSV and volunteer lawyers will give free legal advice on family-law related issues — by phone, video conference or in-person in Burlington.
Benefits and common legal problems that can come up after a disaster like flooding in Vermont and information on how to deal with them.
Student loan interest resumed on September 1 and payments will be due starting in October 2023.
Tenants have a right to a home that is safe and fit for human habitation. That is called the “Warranty of Habitability” and it is written into Vermont law.
Follow this link to our Taxes section for 7 tax-time tips and details on tax credits you might qualify for.
The Vermont Homeowner Assistance Program (VHAP) provides grants of up to $40,000 to eligible homeowners who have financial problems because of COVID and are behind on expenses for the house they own and live in. Healthy Homes helps Vermont homeowners replace their home water or wastewater systems.
In 2020, the federal government made special rules that let people stay on Medicaid because of the COVID-19 pandemic. These rules recently changed. Vermont can now begin the usual Medicaid renewal process in April 2023.
There are a few programs in Vermont that can help you heat your home this winter.
Vermont’s “warranty of habitability” requires landlords to keep their property “safe, clean and fit for human habitation.” Once the temperature outside is less than 55º, the heating system needs to work, and room temperatures must be able to reach at least 65º without overheating one room as a way to heat adjacent rooms.