The Vermont Land Access and Opportunity Board (LAOB) and the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB) are seeking a qualified legal services provider for legal research, analysis and recommendations.
The LAOB was created by the Vermont General Assembly in Act 182 of 2022 to promote improvements in access to woodlands, farmland, and land and home ownership for Vermonters from historically marginalized or disadvantaged communities who continue to face barriers to land and home ownership.
Work under this contract will begin in early October 2022 to begin work in October and continue through the remainder of 2022, with the bulk of the work to conclude by January 15, 2023. The work may include support for presentations to General Assembly committees throughout the winter and spring of 2023. An estimated 100 to 150 hours of work altogether will be required.
Proposals may be submitted by regular mail to the address below, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mail to: Trey Martin
Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
58 East State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
Questions may be directed to Mr. Martin at (802) 505-0986 or email@example.com.
The Land Access and Opportunity Board will engage with Vermont organizations working on housing equity and land access by historically marginalized or disadvantaged communities who continue to face barriers to land and home ownership. Board members represent organizations including the State Office of Racial Equity; the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs; Vermont branches of the NAACP; the Vermont Racial Justice Alliance; Liberation Ecosystem; Vermont Every Town Project; National Association of Social Workers; Pride Center of Vermont; U.S. Committee for Refugees & Immigrants; Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council; Vermont Psychiatric Survivors