$ 10.6 million invested in loans and grants for single-family housing in rural West Virginia
LEWISBURG, W.Va (WDTV) – The Trump administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $ 10.6 million to repair and rehabilitate low- and ultra-low-income household housing in West Virginia.
“Having access to safe and reliable housing in rural West Virginia is vital for West Virginia families and the communities in which they live,” said Kris Warner, Director of the State of West Virginia, USDA Rural Development. “Under the leadership of President Trump and the Lost Agriculture Secretary, the USDA has worked tirelessly to be a strong partner with rural West Virginia in building stronger, healthier communities, because we know when rural West Virginia thrives, all of America thrives. ”
Gloria Boggs of Lewisburg, is one of the USDA Rural Development Funding recipients. Boggs received a loan and grant of $ 5,580 to help him make his bathroom accessible to people with disabilities. This investment is part of $ 180,020 in Greenbrier County and 211 statewide single-family home repair program loans and grants.
Single Family Home Repair Program loans are eligible for very low income homeowners and can be used to repair, upgrade or upgrade homes or eliminate health and safety risks. Grants are available for very low income senior homeowners and can be used to eliminate health and safety risks.
For more information on the Single Family Home Repair Program, visit https://go.usa.gov/xGsZQ.
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