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2 Vt. groups get money for housing advice

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Two Vermont community action agencies have won federal grants to help advise people on meeting their housing needs and avoiding foreclosures.

The Central Vermont Community Action Council and Bennington-Rutland Opportunity Council will help people find housing, make more informed housing choices or keep their current homes.

The money is part of $40 million in funding being announced nationwide to 334 national, regional and local organizations.

The counseling is one-on-one with individual homeowners and renters, and ranges from advice on home financing to mediation of disputes between tenants and landlords.

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