Housing - Fair, Safe, Affordable: Cooperatives and Disaster Readiness
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Guests from the Cooperative Development Institute and Milton Mobile Home Cooperative will tell about resident-owned mobile home parks & a recent initiative to exercise their community emergency plans, one step toward greater disaster preparedness and resilience. Guests include: Sarah Martin, Housing Program Organizer, Cooperative Development Institute - Karen White, President, Milton Mobile Home Cooperative - Val Sicard, Seretary, Milton Mobile Home Cooperative
For more information: Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity www.cvoeo.org 802.660.3455 x2014
Cooperative Development Institute www.cdi.coop 413.665.1271
To volunteer for CAT2 (p.3): Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security http://vem.vermont.gov/sites/vem/files/April%20%2714%20Newsletter.pdf
Focussing on housing programs of Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity. Fair Housing Project (FHP): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, referrals, education and outreach, enforcement, and information regarding Housing Discrimination issues. Mobile Home Project (MHP): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, tenant organizing, referrals, counseling, and information for Manufactured Home Owners who are renting lots - especially those in Mobile Home Parks. Vermont Tenants (VTI): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, organizing, advice, tenant counseling, training, and information regarding Residential Tenancy.