East Central Vermont: What We Want
Our Homes Plan Element
Excerpt: Housing plays a vital role in changing people’s lives and communities.1 Many of our areas are residential in nature and serve as bedroom communities to a few regional job centers.2 Because our job centers tend to lack housing that is affordable for a wide spectrum of people, those who can least afford housing often live the farthest away from where they work. This has led to an environmentally and financially unsustainable commuting pattern and placed additional strain on disposable income, which, in turn, stifles economic growth. Read More . . .