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The West Virginia Housing Development Fund is responsible for the administration of the National Housing Trust Fund.  The Housing Trust Fund (HTF) program was established under section 1338 of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, as amended (12 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.) (the Act). In general, under the HTF program, HUD allocates funds by formula to eligible states to increase and preserve the supply of decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing, with primary attention to rental housing for extremely low-income and very low-income households, including homeless families.

Section 1337 of the Act requires a percentage of the unpaid principal balance of total new business for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) (collectively, the government-sponsored enterprises or GSEs) to be setaside and allocated as a dedicated source of annual funding for the HTF, unless allocations are suspended by the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the agency that regulates the GSEs. These funds will be deposited into an HTF account established in the Treasury of the United States by the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out the HTF program. The Act also provides that the HTF may be funded with amounts appropriated, transferred, or credited to the HTF under other provisions of law.

In 2020, the Fund committed $4,498,568 to assist in the financing, acquisition, new construction and rehabilitation of four affordable housing multifamily residential rental projects. These four projects contain 160 total units, 46 of these units are HTF units.

For more information on the National Housing Trust Fund, please contact Cathy Colby

The Fund ‘s 2020 HTF Commitment Information

Public Hearing Information Draft 2021 Annual Action Plan (AAP) DRAFT

2021 AAP Public Hearings (Round 2) 

HOME & HTF Guidelines & RFP

2021 HOME HTF RFP (Revised 5 14 2021) 

2021 HOME HTF Pre Application 2021 HOME & HTF Guidelines

HOME & HTF Plans

2019 Consolidated Annual Performance And Evaluation Report (CAPER) (10.5 MB)
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2020 – 2024 Consolidated Plan And FY 2020 Annual Action Plan (2.7 MB)
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2020 Citizen Participation Plan (434.4 KB)
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2020 West Virginia Analysis Of Impediments To Fair Housing (478.5 KB)
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2021 Annual Action Plan Public Hearings (102.3 KB)
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HTF Limits

2021 WV HTF Program Income Limits (Effective 2021 06 01)

2021 WV HTF Program Rent Limits (Effective 2021 06 01)2020 HOME And HTF Maximum Per Unit Subsidy Limits (Effective 2020 06 04)

HOME & HTF Asset Management Documents

Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan Guide (2013) (489.4 KB)
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AFHMP HUD Form 935.2a Multi Family (840.2 KB)
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AFHMP HUD Form 935.2b Single Family (175.8 KB)
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Form 300: Tenant Income Certification (238.6 KB)
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Form 601: Request For Rent Adjustment (275.4 KB)
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HOME & HTF Management Handbook (407.0 KB)
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HTF Forms

Builder’s Warranty NHTF Rental (103.4 KB)
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FFATA Form (18.2 KB)
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FFATA Instructions (Updated 9/18) (107.6 KB)
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Inspection Request Form (309.0 KB)
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Minority Business Enterprise Report (MBE) Women Business Enterprise Report (WBE) 8 2019 (89.7 KB)
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NHTF Rental Set Up & Completion Form (2.4 MB)
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Technical Services Request Review Form (80.6 KB)
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Waiver Of Liens NHTF Rental (228.8 KB)
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WV County Codes (12.0 KB)
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Environmental Provisions & Forms

CPD 16 14 Requirements For HTF Environmental Provisions (451.0 KB)
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NEW CONSTRUCTION HTF HUD FUNDING ONLY (256.7 KB)
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NEW CONSTRUCTION HTF INCLUDING OTHER HUD FUNDING (1.3 MB)
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REHABILITATION HTF HUD FUNDING ONLY (261.6 KB)
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REHABILITATION HTF INCLUDING OTHER HUD FUNDING (1.3 MB)
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Section 3 Forms

Section 3 Policy And Procedures (1.3 MB)
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Section 3 Business Registry

Relocation Guidelines

Relocation Handbook

Disclosures To Seller With Voluntary Arm’s Length Purchase Offer

Real Estate Acquisition and Relocation

HUD Exchange-Laws and Regulations

49 CFR 24 Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies ACT (Uniform ACT or URA)

HTF Program Commitments

2017 National Housing Trust Fund Commitment Information (47.8 KB)
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2018 National Housing Trust Fund Commitment Information (46.9 KB)
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2019 National Housing Trust Fund Commitment Information (57.5 KB)
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Additional Information

HTF Program Regulations 

Part of the West Virginia Housing Development Fund’s mission is to provide financing for affordable housing, including residential rental housing. To offer guidance and direction, we have put together a detailed manual to help developers understand our policies and procedures relating to portfolio diversification, related parties and eligible participants.

General Rehabilitation Specifications Manual (July 2016)

Multifamily Lending Policy Aug. 2018

Underwriting And Subsidy Layering Guidelines Revised March 2020