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How Vt.'s housing crunch became a housing crisis — and some communities' creative solutions

A "for sale" sign in front of a row of houses in winter shows all units are sold
Nam Y. Huh
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Associated Press
The latest "Brave Little State" looks at Vermont's housing crisis. This hour, "Vermont Edition" hears from housing experts and about some unique programs aiming to address the crisis.

Live call-in discussion: The pandemic has turned Vermont's housing crunch into a full-blown housing crisis. It's the focus of the latest Brave Little State, and this hour, Vermont Edition hears from Vermonters struggling to buy a home, speaks with housing experts on what's behind the surge in housing demand (and the increasingly short supply), and learns about creative ways some Vermont communities are trying to address the housing problem.

Our guests are:

Broadcast live on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

Have questions, comments or tips? Send us a message or tweet us @vermontedition.

Mikaela Lefrak joined VPR in summer 2021 as co-host and senior producer of 'Vermont Edition'. Prior to that, she was a reporter and host at WAMU in Washington, D.C.
Originally from Delaware, Matt moved to Alaska in 2010 for his first job in radio. He spent five years working as a radio and television reporter, radio producer, talk show host, and news director. His reporting received awards from the Alaska Press Club and the Alaska Broadcasters Association. Relocating to southwest Florida, he was a producer for television news and NPR member station WGCU for their daily radio show, Gulf Coast Live. He joined VPR in October 2017 as producer of Vermont Edition.