Town of New Haven Receives Village Center Designation

The State of Vermont recently approved the Town of New Haven’s historic Village Center DesignationThis community revitalization program, run by the Agency of Commerce & Community Development (ACCD), helps maintain or enhance historic community centers with existing civic and commercial buildings. The designation supports the historic center and targets training & financial incentives to bring additional public and private investment to spark village revitalization. 

This Vermont village center designation program supports local revitalization efforts across the state by providing technical assistance and state funding to help designated municipalities build strong communities. Once designated, the community will be eligible for the following benefits:  Village Center Tax Credits, Priority Consideration for State Grants, Priority Consideration by State Building & General Services (BGS) and Neighborhood Development Area (NDA) Eligibility.

As part of this designation, there is a local tax credit program. If any village properties in the town are interested applications due by July 1, 2018. For more info: