Following are the changes that will be implemented to VERAP beginning January 1st, 2023 – These changes supersede prior policies
Utilities (VERAP-U and REAP):
Other Expenses Related to Housing:
Application for Other Expenses Related to Housing are impacted as follows:
1) Health and Safety Repairs that have life safety violations and had all documentation in by 09/30/3022 need to have repairs completed, and all documentation in by March 31, 2023.
2) EMP authorized work needs to be complete and have the final IRC from the Department of Health completed by May 31, 2023.
Reach-Up Rental Assistance:
Recertification Policy for Lapse in benefit Period:
Other Helpful Resources:
Public Benefit Programs – Including General Assistance Emergency Housing, 3SquaresVT, Fuel Assistance, Water Assistance and more:
We have worked to create a summary of resources that may assist you during this time of transition. Here is a list that you may find helpful.
If you have other needs, you may also reach out to 211 for resources that may not be listed here.