CHARLESTON, W.VA.— The West Virginia Housing Development Fund issued more than $20 million in affordable mortgage loans to buyers across West Virginia in July, shattering previous records and doubling year over year totals.
In just one month, the Fund issued 119 loans through our Homeownership Program for a total of $18 million and 15 Movin’ Up Program loans for a total of $2.4 million.
“Our programs are designed to make homeownership more attainable and affordable for West Virginians,” said Jon... Continue Reading
“We built our home back in 2013 and the property had an existing conventional septic system. We wanted to utilize this since it was available and so we had a contractor add septic drain fields. Over the years, the septic tank and drain fields started failing and failed soil percolation test.
We were aware of the expensive cost of putting in a new home aeration system and decided to check if there are loan programs out there that... Continue Reading
Willie Lester rented a house on Charleston’s West Side for 36 years. As both she and the house got older, she prayed that her next move would be to a brand-new place and come with all the bells and whistles she’d been missing.
Her prayers were answered in June when she moved into her unit at Stockton Greene, a new affordable housing development just a few blocks away from her old home.
“I love it,” Lester, 77, said.... Continue Reading
Governor Jim Justice has appointed two new members to the West Virginia Housing Development Fund Board of Directors.
Lynne Gianola, a South Charleston accountant, and Troy Giatras, a Charleston lawyer, were appointed in early July. Both will serve unexpired terms ending October 30, 2024.
Patrick Martin, a Morgantown real estate agent and former banker, was reappointed to the Board. His term will expire October 30, 2027.
“We happily welcome Lynne and Troy to the Board... Continue Reading
CHARLESTON, W.VA.— West Virginia homeowners can now qualify for financial assistance to make critical home repairs through the West Virginia Homeowners Rescue Program.
West Virginians who own their home, live in it as their primary residence and have had a pandemic-related financial hardship may be eligible to receive up to $10,000 to make repairs critical to the home’s safety and livability.
“As we have worked over the past 15 months to help homeowners with their past-due mortgages and other housing... Continue Reading