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 2018, the Fund committed $1,750,000 to assist in the financing, acquisition and rehabilitation of one affordable housing multifamily residential rental project, which contains a total of 40 units. Of those units, 15 are assisted with HTF funding.

2018 NHTF Commitments 

2019 West Virginia Annual Action Plan Submitted to HUD on June 11, 2019

HTF News

WV Housing Conference 2018 Presentation (482.2 KB)
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HTF Plans

2015 2019 Con Plan Amended For NHTF (1.6 MB)
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2018 Action Plan Approved (19.5 MB)
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2018 CAPER Draft (1.1 MB)
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HOME and HTF Request for Proposals

2019 HOME & HTF Guidelines (282.5 KB)
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2019 HOME & HTF Pre Application (36.3 KB)
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2019 HOME & HTF RFP (416.0 KB)
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HTF Limits

2018 WV HOME & HTF Maximum Per Unit Subsidy Limits (Effective 2018 07 18) (70.7 KB)
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2019 WV HTF Income Limits (Effective 2019 06 28) (88.3 KB)
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2019 WV HTF Rent Limits (Effective 2019 06 28) (94.8 KB)
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Environmental Provisions & Forms

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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Notice CPD 16 14 Requirements For HTF Environmental Provisions (451.0 KB)
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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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HOME Program

HOME Management Handbook (407.0 KB)
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Relocation Assistance Policy (139.7 KB)
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HTF Forms

FFATA Form (18.9 KB)
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FFATA Instructions (Updated 9/18) (107.6 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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General Specifications For Rehab (July 2016) (8.7 MB)
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HOME Comparison With Housing Trust Fund (81.8 KB)
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HOME Management Plan (151.0 KB)
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HTF Allocation Plan Guide 2017 – Approved By HUD (859.6 KB)
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HTF FAQs (204.6 KB)
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Inspection Request Form (309.0 KB)
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NHTF Rental Set Up And Completion Form (2.4 MB)
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Resident Selection Plan Including Student Rule (130.0 KB)
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Technical Services Request Review Form (80.6 KB)
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WV County Codes (12.0 KB)
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Section 3 Forms

3.28a Certificate Of Section 3 (780.3 KB)
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3.28b Section 3 Plan Of Action (765.1 KB)
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3.28c Proposed Contract Breakdown (845.3 KB)
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3.28d Estimated Project Workforce Breakdown (1.5 MB)
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3.28e Existing Employee List (780.0 KB)
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60002 Summary Report (996.1 KB)
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Section 3 Instructions For Procedural Guide (169.9 KB)
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Section 3 Procedures (2.2 MB)
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HTF Program Commitments

2017 HTF COMMITMENTS (47.8 KB)
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2018 NHTF Commitments  (46.9 KB)
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Relocation Guidelines

Real Estate Acquisition and Relocation

HUD Exchange-Laws and Regulations

Additional Information

HOME Match Information from 24 CFR 92

Underwriting and Subsidy Layering Guidelines 2018

Our guide to promoting a condition in which individuals of similar income levels in the same housing market area have available to them a like range of choices in housing regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability or familial status.

Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing