Yearly Archives: 2009

Rahall Sees Boost for Construction Jobs and Families With $25 Million Housing Grant

Washington,DC - December 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (W.Va.) sees a federal grant for the West Virginia Housing Development Fund as a boost for the State's construction workers and families.

Rahall Votes to Extend Homebuyers’ Tax Credit, Unemployment Insurance, and Business Tax Relief to...

Washington,DC - November 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.) worked to extend unemployment benefits, the homebuyers’ tax credit, and tax relief for military families and businesses to help stimulate the local economy and provide stability to American families hit hardest by the recession.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Rahall Announces USDA Rural Development Grants

BECKLEY, W.Va. - October 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (W.Va.) announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development agency has approved $175,600 in housing preservation funds for Greenbrier, Fayette, McDowell and Wyoming Counties.

Congresswoman Capito Marks 20th Anniversary of Affordable Housing Program: $10.5 Million, Nearly 1,400 Affordable...

Charleston, WV - August 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (WV-02) marked the 20th Anniversary of the Affordable Housing Program (AHP) today with strong words of support for the program and recognized 16 West Virginia banks for helping to bring more than $10 million in housing assistance to the state.

Donovan awards $16.5 million to jump-start affordable housing construction in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV - July 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $16.5 million to jump start affordable housing programs in West Virginia that are currently stalled due to the current economic recession. Funded through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), HUD's new Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP) will allow the West Virginia Housing Development Fund to resume funding of affordable rental housing projects across the state while stimulating employment in the construction trades.

Rahall Announces $165K to Prevent Veterans’ Homelessness

Huntington, WV - July 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) today announced the release of $165, 746 in funds from the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009 to the Huntington Housing Authority to support veterans and prevent homelessness.

Secretary Donovan awards $10.1 million in Recovery Act funding to prevent homelessness in West...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded a total of $ 10.1 million in grants to 4 grantees in West Virginia to rapidly re-house families who fall into homelessness, or prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place.

More Than $11.6 Million In Disaster Funds To West Virginia: SBA Tops $3 Million...

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. - July 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than $11.6 million in disaster relief is approved for West Virginia, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Another $3.1 million in low interest loans has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).


Attorney General Morrisey Protects Property Rights in Supreme Court Victory

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey claimed victory in efforts to protect the rights of property owners against the federal government with a unanimous decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.



The U.S. Department of Labor and a West Virginia nursing home and rehabilitation company have reached an agreement to resolve alleged overtime violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).