of young adult Vermonters continues to decline even as the state searches for
ways to keep this vital slice of the population here. The
ability to find affordable housing and to manage their debt often influences
these young people’s decisions whether to stay, or not to stay, in Vermont.
Vermont’s economic future depends heavily on having a population of
young people ready to fill jobs and launch vibrant companies. Today in
our series on the generation gap, we look at the challenges young people
face making ends meet with limited jobs, low pay, and a high cost of