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Vermont and New Hampshire

The VT RD Montpelier Office is closed until further notice as a result of recent flood damage. In addition, our main phone system is being re-routed, so if you have trouble reaching a staff person, please email or call more than one of us: www.rd.usda.gov/contact-page/vermont-contacts

For housing inquiries, please call (603) 223-6035.

Thank you for your patience while these issues are resolved.

Vermont Rural Development State Office
87 State St., Ste. 324
PO Box 249
Montpelier, VT  05601
Phone: (802) 828-6080

Questions about Multifamily Housing ProgramsCall 1-800-292-8293

USDA Rural Development staff is dedicated to assisting rural Vermont communities through its housing, business and community programs. Our mission is to increase economic opportunity and improve the quality of life for all rural Americans. Hours of operation: M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Rural Development Success Stories

Mass Timber Takes Off at the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium

Since Naturalist Franklin Fairbanks opened the doors of the Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury, Vermont in 1891, it has been a popular place of learning and wonder for thousands of visitors. In 1961, the Museum built the state’s first public planetarium, and in 2018 began a project that would once again create new ideas and widen educational avenues for the explorers wandering its aisles: a 21st-century science annex…