Applying for Financial Assistance

When applying for financial assistance you will be asked to provide the following:

Security Deposit

  • Proof of homelessness
  • Shelter Expense Statement from prospective landlord or Request for Tenancy from Housing Authority. Include landlord’s mailing address and phone number
  • Income verification for past 30 days
  • Lease – minimum of 6 months

Back Rent 

  • Eviction notice or letter from landlord. Include landlord’s address and phone number
  • Income verification for past 30 days
  • Lease
  • Verification of Need (receipts for unexpected expenses)

Housing Assistance staff work cooperatively with many service agencies and Chittenden County collaboratives to address the issues of homelessness, the lack of decent & affordable housing, supportive services for unique populations in our community, and planning for a more equitable future for all Vermonters. We are active participants of the Chittenden County Continuum of Care, the Chittenden County Help Fund, the Local Interagency Team and the Housing Review Team of the AHS Burlington District Office.

 

CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence.


 

Serving more than 10,000 households annually,
impacting the lives of over 20,000 individuals