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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).

Rural Development Seeking Applications For Rural Community Development Initiative

Morgantown, WV - June 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Acting State Director Dianne Goff Crysler announces that USDA Rural Development has over $6 Million of competitive grant funds available for the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) program.

Get The Answers To Questions About FEMA’s Disaster Housing Program

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The goal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster housing program is to provide financial assistance to help disaster survivors address their needs for temporary housing and home repairs.

Rural Development Soliciting Applications For Housing Preservation Grant Program

Morgantown, WV - May 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Rural Development Acting State Director Dianne Crysler announces the soliciting of competitive applications under its Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program. The HPG program is a grant program which provides qualified public agencies, private non-profit organizations (which may include, but not be limited to, faith-based and community organizations) and other eligible entities grant funds to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas.

Attorney General McGraw Warns Consumers about Businesses that Promise to Prevent Foreclosure

Charleston, WV - April 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Darrell McGraw today issued a warning to West Virginians facing foreclosure. "Businesses are contacting West Virginians who are struggling to keep their homes and promising to stop foreclosures or obtain a loan modification if the consumer makes an advance payment," said Attorney General Darrell McGraw.


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).