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Evernorth Closes Second Multi-Investor Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2021

Evernorth closed its second multi-investor fund – Housing New England, Fund II – on January 29, 2021. This fund will provide equity to finance affordable housing in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

19 investors committed a total of $60.7 million in equity making Housing New England, Fund II (HNE Fund II) a significant financial resource for the region’s critical affordable housing needs.

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Lyndonville Celebrates the Opening of 20 New Apartments

[Lyndonville, VT] On Thursday, October 29, the Lyndonville community celebrated the official grand opening of Olivia Place with a socially-distanced Pumpkin Walk named in memory of Olivia Beleau. RuralEdge and Evernorth (formerly NNEHIF & Housing Vermont) partnered to develop these 20 thoughtfully designed, energy-efficient apartments in two newly constructed buildings and are co-owners of Olivia Place.

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Building Homes Together Campaign Releases Progress Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 5, 2020

Burlington, Vermont – The Building Homes Together Campaign, formed in 2016 to encourage production of housing in Chittenden County, released its annual progress report that showed continued overall success in new housing being created, but a persistent lack of affordable homes.

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Vergennes Celebrates the Opening of 24 New Apartments near Downtown

[Vergennes, VT]  Today, the Vergennes community celebrated the official grand opening of Vergennes Community Apartments with socially-distanced property tours and live music. The Addison County Community Trust (ACCT) and Evernorth partnered to develop this highly energy-efficient, multi-family apartment building located on Armory Lane in close proximity to downtown Vergennes.  The Vergennes Community Apartments are located … Continued

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