Current Events at FMHA

FMHA is accepting applications for phase ii main street border communities home repair project

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The Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority is accepting applications to its Phase II Main Street Border Communities Home Repair Project.  This program is funded by Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh’s Affordable Housing Program and in partnership with United Bank in Vienna, WV.  Neighborhood’s targeted for this home repair program are Maple/Ogden, Jackson Addition, Spring Street and Hamilton Street neighborhood (behind old Miller School), and Fairmont’s Blueprint Community footprint (1st-6th Street, Walnut Street, and Albert Court).  Funding is available for nine (9) homes in these neighborhoods.  Funding is in a form of a forgivable loan. Loans are forgiven after five years. There is no payment unless you sell your home or transfer ownership of the property.  Approved repairs include roofs, flooring, electrical, windows, porch repair, and handicap accessibility.

To be eligible for this program you must provide the following documents:

  • Phase II preliminary application
  • Copy of recorded deed
  • Copy of current homeowners insurance policy
  • Copy of Paid property tax receipt
  • Verification of income (copy of pay stubs, child support, SSI or SS statements, etc.)
  • Homeowner must be 80% or below area median income for Marion County

If you would like to receive an application for the Phase II Main street Border Communities Home Repair Project you can call Amy Hammond at 304-363-0860 ext. 121 or 304-290-8738 or email ahammond@fmhousing.com .
Please submit information to our office located at 103 12th Street, Fairmont WV.  We are located across from East/West Stadium.  Information can also me be mailed to P.O. Box 2738, Fairmont WV 26555. 

Tenants Please note the following:

 

  1. When a tenant is approved for a Public Housing unit, they are required to have utilities in their name immediately before moving in.  The tenant must also give proof to the Public Housing Manager prior to move-in that the utilities for the assigned unit are turned on, and in the tenant’s name.

  2. If tenant rent is past due, and/or the tenant owes any charges such as for damages, rent payments are applied first to late charges and tenant charges which then leaves the tenant still owing on the remainder of rent due.

2014 Proposed HUD Streamlined Annual Plan

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Senator Manchin helps award Main Street Blueprint Community grant received by FMHA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Future Funding for city of Fairmont home repair

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Augusta Pines Development Updates

 

Work on Augusta Pines Drive is progressing. 17 Augusta Pines Drive, the “Chatham” model was completed. 4 Augusta Pines Drive, the “Morgan” model was completed early January and is looking for a buyer. 5 Augusta Pines Drive the “Madison” model is currently framed with an anticipated completion date in early July. ADC will be contracting with FMHA to build a 4th home at 65 Augusta Pines Drive in summer of 2013 with completion by November 2013, a modern split level entry model is planned more details to follow. For more information about Augusta Pines including our energy modeling that benefits the homeowner please visit augustapineswv.com.

 

 

Richwood Avenue updates

FMHA has contracted with Veritas Contracting to construct 3 single family Homes at Richwood Ave. This urban style living project will carry the owner occupied deed restrictions for each home and solidify quality, affordable home ownership to a section of the Woodburn Neighborhood. Groundbreaking occurred in early December 2012 but weather delays are currently impeding daily work at the project site; however an early summer delivery is expected. For more details visit morgantownhomecomingwv.com