Bernie Sanders’ income puts him in the top 4%. In 2016, he and his wife sold one house and bought another with the proceeds. The newest one is a four-bedroom house on the shore of Lake Champlain costing roughly $600,000. Their other two houses are in Burlington, VT, and Capitol Hill in D.C.
April 28, 2017: For over a year, FBI agents and the US Attorney’s Office in Vermont have been analyzing Burlington College records because of fundraising activities related to an extremely ambitious expansion and fundraising effort spearheaded by then-president Jane Sanders that bankrupted the now-defunct school in Burlington, Vermont.