West Virginia Joins 41 States, Territories Urging Congress To Extend The Mortgage Forgiveness Tax...
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today announced that West Virginia has joined 41 other states and territories in sending a letter today urging Congress to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act through at least 2014 in order to continue to help financially strapped homeowners
U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.), top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee with jurisdiction over water infrastructure programs, Friday announced Federal funds for the construction of the Naugatuck to East Kermit waterline extension project and the Ben Creek water project
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today urged citizens to be diligent in protecting their homes while they are away for the holidays or out on a hunting trip.
U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provided a waiver to allow the City of Logan to use federal funding to acquire and demolish five residential properties on Pine Street in Logan and permanently close the roadway. Pine Street sustained significant damage from severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides between March 15 and 31, 2012, making repairs and restoration difficult and costly.
Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce USDA Funding Awarded for Housing Programs in Southern West Virginia
WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Rep. Nick Rahall (all D-W.Va.), announced Tuesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded funding to rehabilitate housing owned and occupied by low-income families in southern West Virginia.
At a conference of the thirteen states making up the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Thursday underscored the value of Federal investments in Appalachia to build infrastructure and strengthen communities’ ability to attract new businesses and create jobs.
U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall is introducing legislation today that would suspend the flood insurance rate increases that millions of homeowners are now subject to. At the beginning of the month, participants in the National Flood Insurance Program saw dramatic increases their premiums as a result of Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. However, the law took effect while Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), which are used to determine flood insurance rates, are in the process of being updated nationwide. Rahall’s bill, HR 3380 would freeze the insurance hikes until the updated maps are finalized and would reimburse homeowners that are paying higher premiums in the interim.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia residents to be cautious of companies offering to sell them a copy of the deed to their home
HUD CHARGES WEST VIRGINIA MOBILE HOME PARK OWNERS WITH DISCRIMINATION FOR DENYING ASSISTANCE ANIMAL...
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owners of Whitacre's Mobile Home Community (WMHC) in Inwood, West Virginia with discriminating against a resident with a disability by refusing to grant his request to keep his emotional support animal. HUD's charge alleges that WMHC ignored the resident's multiple requests for a reasonable accommodation and attempted to evict him.
ROCKEFELLER, MANCHIN, RAHALL ANNOUNCE SIGNIFICANT FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION
Senators Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, along with Congressman Nick Rahall, today announced more than $23 million in federal funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for community development, affordable housing, and homelessness prevention and relief in West Virginia