Bennington Coalition for the Homeless- Price Place
Manchester, VT - 05254


Bennington Coalition for the Homeless- Price Place

3592 Richville Road
Manchester, VT - 05254
(802) 362-9903

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Population in zip code: 206
Media age of those living in this zip code: 46.3
Media household income of those living in this zip code: $93,162
Average home value in this zip code: $473,798

The 6 Bank Street Shelter - Established in March of 1998, as a residential program for families in transition, the 6 Bank Street Shelter is a transitional housing program for families and individuals who are homeless and in immediate need of housing. Residents staying at the 6 Bank Street Shelter receive life skills education and training to strengthen their ability to advocate for themselves and to access and use the supports necessary to maintain permanent housing. Residents work with trained staff and volunteers to improve literacy and social skills, plan their futures and work toward manageable outcomes.

Thatcher House - In November of 2007, the Bennington Coalition for the Homeless began operating our long-term transitional program, The Thatcher House. This historic downtown building currently houses the Executive Director's office and agency office space as well as 8 efficiency apartments designed for transitional housing to homeless singles and couples. In addition to affordable rents, residents also receive case management, life skills education, employment readiness skills and various personal enrichment activities. The Coalition is working with the Vermont Department of Corrections by reserving some units for those who remain incarcerated due to lack of housing. The Coalition serves this population by case management and other services to help them become successful members of our community.

McCall Street Transitional Apartments - Purchased in 2003 and renovated in 2004, the McCall Street Transitional Apartment building is a four unit, downtown Bennington complex designed for families who complete the Six Bank Street program and continue to need the various services that the Coalition provides. This long-term transitional project is supported by a variety of private and state grants as well as low tenant rents. While residing in a McCall Street apartment, residents work with skilled case managers on their goal toward permanent housing and self-sufficiency. Program participants are able to stay in these apartments for up to two years.
302 Pleasant Street Transitional Apartments - The 302 Transitional Apartment building is a six unit complex designed for small families who need the various services that the Coalition provides. This long-term transitional project is supported by low tenant rents. Program participants are able to stay in these apartments for up to two years.

The Good Shepherd Warming Shelter - The Good Shepherd Warming Shelter is an emergency overflow shelter operating from November 1 until April 1 to help stop \"street homelessness\" and bring people in out of the cold.

Tips Before Applying for Low Income Housing
  • 1. Research all of the different low-income housing programs available in your area. There are a variety of federal, state, and local programs that offer low-income housing assistance. Each program has its own eligibility requirements and application process, so it is important to do your research to find the program that is right for you.
  • 2. Get all of your documentation in order: When you apply for low income housing, you will need to provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. This documentation may include tax returns, pay stubs, bank statements, and birth certificates.
  • 3. Be careful and accurate on all information provided: Any false or misleading information on your application will most likely result in your disqualification.
  • 4. Waiting Lists: The waiting lists for most, if not all low-income housing programs is long. Do not limit yourself to only apply to one apartment location.

Qualifications: Do you qualify to live here?
To qualify for low income housing in Vermont, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

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Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2023
Persons In Family Household Poverty Guideline
For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
1 $14,580
2 $19,720
3 $24,860
4 $30,000
5 $35,140
6 $40,280
7 $45,420
8 $50,560

*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get in some apartments the 100% rate changes to things like 200%. In these cases, you will only need to multiply the rate in each category by 2.

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