Fund Released 2018 Annual Report

We are pleased to present the West Virginia Housing Development Fund’s Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report.

This year marks our 50th birthday. In that time, the Fund has worked tirelessly to help make certain that every West Virginian has access to safe, decent and affordable housing options. We are proud of our story and the role we have played in moving our state forward.

This is an important record of what we, as an agency, accomplished in Fiscal Year 2018.... Continue Reading

FHLBank Pittsburgh and WVHDF Announce Home4Good Funding Awards.

FHLBank Pittsburgh and the West Virginia Housing Development Fund are proud to announce the 2018 Home4Good funding awards. This money will be utilized by groups across the Mountain State working to reduce homelessness. This year, FHLBank Pittsburgh provided $1.1 million toward the effort and the Fund provided $250,000, for a total contribution of $1.35 million.

“FHLBank Pittsburgh is privileged to partner with the West Virginia Housing Development Fund and our member institutions to provide these much-needed funds to programs working... Continue Reading

Group Overcomes Challenges to Create Senior Housing

GREENVILLE – Monday through Friday, a hearty collection of older folks make their way to the Greenville Senior Center for lunch.  They pile paper plates high with meatloaf, mashed potatoes, carrots and tiny bowls of canned fruit. Sipping Styrofoam cups full of coffee and sitting at long tables in the cafeteria of the former Greenville High School, they discuss local headlines, the weather, crop reports and whatever else people of that demographic like to chat about.

They come for... Continue Reading

Sense of Community Important at Smith Manor

MATEWAN – Smith Manor, a nine-story, 100-apartment high rise building overlooking the Tug Fork River, is a family affair.

In a couple of different ways.

The building is owned and operated by the Smith family. Twin brothers David and Daniel Smith are following in the footsteps of their parents, the late Frank and Joann Smith, who started the partnership that is responsible for the development.

“They built this building in response to a flood that devastated the town of... Continue Reading

Fund Hires Business Development and Lender Support Officer

The West Virginia Housing Development Fund is excited to welcome Justin Hylbert as its new Business Development and Lender Support Officer.  Hylbert, a long-time mortgage loan officer in the Charleston area, will lead the Fund’s single-family department’s outreach efforts.

“Justin is experienced and well respected among the state’s banking and lending community,” said Erica Boggess, the Fund’s Executive Director. “We are proud to welcome him to our team and we know our partners across the state are looking forward... Continue Reading