Yearly Archives: 2010

FEMA Extends Temporary Disaster Housing Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA - November 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a request from the state of West Virginia to extend FEMA’s temporary disaster housing program from November 15, 2010 to February 15, 2011

West Virginia home search synced to online real estate website with IDX Broker software

EUGENE, OR - November 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real estate professional Scott Grant has adopted the IDX, Inc. dynamic IDX Broker software for his realty website. The unique technology of the IDX solution Grant integrated onto his website extracts raw listing data from the Kanawha Valley MLS (KVBR) and seamlessly displays it online. By adding this amazing new feature, Grant can give his clients access to thousands of detailed property listings from the comfort of their own home and the convenience of the website Grant supports. IDX Broker has truly changed the way Hurricane, West Virginia home seekers experience the online home search.

Blueprint Communities in West Virginia Get a Green Light: Successes in revitalization qualify them...

CHARLESTON, WV - September 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The last three years have not been comforting to struggling neighborhoods. Unemployment has risen, credit has tightened, foreclosures have created blight and a soft commercial market has prompted more “available” signs. Today, however, some West Virginia communities received news that should make them more optimistic about their futures.

SBA Disaster Loans Key To West Virginia Storm Recovery

BEAVER, WV - July 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- For many West Virginians with property losses from the June storms, a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application is as essential to recovery as a mop.

Rahall Announces $145K to Help Renovate Ronceverte Downtown

BECKLEY, W.Va. - May 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) announced today that Ronceverte Development Corporation is being awarded $145,000 to purchase and renovate the former American Legion Building and attract new businesses in downtown Ronceverte

Direct Single Family Housing Funds Available In All States

Morgantown, WV - May 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- West Virginia has a high demand for direct housing funds and USDA Rural Development is prepared to utilize funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to ensure that this demand is fully met

Learn Ways To Protect Your Home From Future Disasters

BEAVER, WV - April 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Repairing or rebuilding a flood-damaged home? Working on ways to make your home more disaster-resistant? Have questions about flood insurance?

Rahall Announces Federal Funds for Greenbrier County and Huntington Housing Authorities

BECKLEY, W.Va. - March 31, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (W.Va.) announced today that the Greenbrier County Housing Authority and the Huntington Housing Authority will receive federal funds for their Housing Choice Voucher-Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) programs.

Four Fayette County Communities Cleared to Receive $500,000 for Housing

ANSTED, WV - March 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Four southern West Virginia communities will receive $500,000 in federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds to buy blighted residential properties and demolish or redevelop them into new homes for sale as part of Fayette County’s program to broaden affordable housing opportunities

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Assistance Is Available To Renovate, Purchase and Construct Rural Rental...

WASHINGTON, DC - March 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that applications are being accepted to provide affordable rental housing to rural residents through the Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program.


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).