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.
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.
The Vermont Homeowner Assistance Program (VHAP) provides grants of up to $30,000 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.
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.
Learn more about eviction and questions like these: I am a tenant and I have used VERAP to pay my rent. Can the landlord evict me just because VERAP is ending? I live in a motel/hotel. Are eviction rules different?
It’s enrollment time for these health insurance plans: Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment — November 1 to January 15 and Medicare Fall Open Enrollment — October 15 to December 7.
The coronavirus created changes to public benefits, new financial help, and more. Here we keep a list of important changes to help Vermonters and community partners.
For help with rent, utilities, money to move, and other housing expenses, Vermonters applied to the Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program (VERAP) through the Vermont State Housing Authority (VSHA).
Legal Services Vermont is hosting a free virtual legal clinic for eligible low-income Vermonters. On November 10, 2022, we will give free legal advice by phone or video conference on family law issues.