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.
Programs are available in Vermont to help you pay utility bills.
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).
When we do testing, we ask people to use our new legal help videos, our legal help website, or both. Then we ask for your feedback. We ask you questions about what you read, what you saw, and how things worked.
Do you own your home? Check out the Vermont Property Tax Credit. Do you rent? Look at the Vermont Renter Rebate.
Here are some things Vermonters should know about filing and paying your taxes this year, including an expanded Child Tax Credit.
The State of Vermont announced a COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period (SEP) from February 16 to October 1, 2021. It is for Vermonters who do not have health insurance right now. You’ll be able to enroll in a qualified health plan (QHP) and get financial help with premiums and cost-sharing if you are eligible.
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.
We've been updating the information on our COVID-19 Coronavirus Economic Impact Payments / Stimulus Checks page.
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.