U.S. Congressman Alex Mooney Joins Home4Good Event Announcing Funding to Address Homelessness in West Virginia

Congressman Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.) was the special guest for an event held Thursday to announce funding to fight homelessness across West Virginia.

FHLBank Pittsburgh and the West Virginia Housing Development Fund are partnering for a second year to fund programs across the Mountain State that work to address homelessness. FHLBank Pittsburgh is providing $1.1 million toward the effort, which is called Home4Good, and the Fund is providing... Continue Reading

Fund Sponsors Fair Housing Poster Contest

The West Virginia Housing Development Fund is proud to partner with The West Virginia Human Rights Commission to present their 8th Annual Fair Housing Poster Contest.

Elementary school students from across the state were asked to develop a poster based on the phrase “Fair Housing Opens Doors.”

The purpose of the contest is to demonstrate non-discriminatory housing for all people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, blindness, handicap or familial status.

“This is an important event and... Continue Reading

WVHDF Thanks Capito, Manchin for Directing Housing Funding to State

The West Virginia Housing Development Fund would like to thank U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R – W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D – W.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, for directing $3 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s National Housing Trust Fund to the Mountain State.

The money will be used to increase the state’s supply of affordable rental housing for extremely low-income households.

“Our elected leaders are working hard to make certain... Continue Reading

Fund Earns National Accounting Award

Post courtesy of the Government Finance Officers Association  

(Chicago, Illinois) –The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to West Virginia Housing Development Fund by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

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Fund Program Used to Create New Elderly Housing Development

PARKERSBERG – Linda Sartor will tell you that three really is the magic number.

She recently moved back to her hometown to be closer to her brother and sister. The first apartment she lived in was, in her words, terrible.

The second place was better, but it was a building filled with smokers and her lungs were constantly irritated. She was searching for a new home when she heard about Parkersburg Elderly Housing.

“You know they say three times is... Continue Reading