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Housing & Moving

If you (or a senior you help) is planning to move, you might want to visit to learn about hiring a Senior Move Manager.

For information on housing throughout Vermont, visit the Vermont State Housing Authority website at

Putney Housing

Putney Meadows
Realty Resources Rockport Office
247 Commercial St.
Rockport, ME 04856
800 338-8538 or
207 236-6119
Elderly Units: 28
Accessible Units: 2


Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA)
SEVCA is a private non-profit organization fostering sustainable self-sufficiency, strengthening communities and eliminating the root causes of poverty. SEVCA provides budget counseling, crisis intervention, early education and head start programs, employment preparation programs, fuel assistance, housing assistance, information and referral, micro business development, nutrition education, parenting education, thrift stores and weatherization and energy conservation services.

91 Buck Drive
Westminster, VT 051589
802-722-4575; or 800-464-9951

Vermont Center for Independent Living

28 Vernon St. Suite 40
Brattleboro, VT 05301

Guide to Senior Living in Vermont

This guide covers the cost of senior care in Vermont and neighboring areas, financial resources to help cover care costs and information on local, state and federal services for seniors who need help navigating their long-term care options. (Compiled by SeniorHouseNet)


WWHT Home Repair Program

Provides loans to income qualified households to make necessary repairs and health and safety measures including aging in place and accessibility modifications to their homes. We are also able to provide energy efficiency measures. Examples include:

  • Bathroom modifications

  • Kitchen modifications

  • Step repair

  • Ramps

  • Structural repairs including roofs and foundations

  • Plumbing

  • Electrical

  • Heating and cooling repairs and replacement

  • Insulation and draft prevention

BENEFITS of our program

  • Peace of mind and low stress

  • Affordable

  • Increased comfort

  • Coordination with other agencies to get the maximum assistance available.

FEATURES of our program

  • Expert guidance and knowledge from experienced construction specialists

  • Evaluation of your home for health and safety issues

  • Assistance with planning the work to be done and detailed requirements for the quality of the work

  • Assistance with choosing reliable contractors and managing the contractor during the repair process

  • Low-cost and low-interest loans

  • Low monthly payments and in some cases deferred loan available

STEPS of our program

  1. Call (802-246-2119) or email Tara Brown, Loan Administrator, NMLS # 207907 to start eligibility application. She will review your income and other items with you.

  2. If eligible, schedule a home visit with our construction specialist

  3. Plan work to be done and budget with assistance from construction specialist

  4. Apply for loan once budget is known

  5. If loan is approved, choose reliable contractor

  6. Sign contract with contractor

  7. Start work

  8. WWHT issues progress payments to contractor upon your approval

  9. Final inspection and project is complete!

Geographic area: We cover all of Windham and Windsor Counties

Note that the inclusion of any entity in this section of our website does not imply endorsement by Putney Community Cares.

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