In Spite Of Recession, Housing Costs Rise

The executive director of the the Vermont Housing Finance Agency says the rental housing market "doesn’t seem to be aware that there is a recession going on". A new report shows that rents have increased by 7 percent over last year.

Stimulus Money Helping Homeless Find Housing

Cold weather and the poor economy have swelled the ranks of people needing emergency housing, and homeless shelters are filled to capacity this winter. But there is also some good news. Federal stimulus money is helping some of the homeless find housing.