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September 17, 2015
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Fund Your Next Housing Project with Affordable Housing Program Grants
FHLBank Pittsburgh’s Affordable Housing Program provides grants for the acquisition, construction or rehabilitation of single- or multi-family housing for individuals at or below 80 percent of area median income.
Benefits of AHP for housing developers:
• Flexible source of funding for a variety of affordable housing project types
• Funding terms that work well with other funding sources (Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HUD Community Development Block Grant/HOME funds, state/county funds)
• User-friendly online application that minimizes paperwork
• Transparent project scoring process that enables developers to assess the competitiveness of their application
How to Apply
The 2015 AHP funding round will open on June 8. Developers must partner with an FHLBank Pittsburgh member institution to submit an application for funding by Aug. 11. FHLBank scores the applications and approves the awards, up to $500,000 per project. Project awards will be announced on Dec. 17.
Interested applicants can visit www.fhlb-pgh.com for program information and scoring criteria, a list of FHLBank member institutions, and links to request technical assistance to discuss potential applications or be matched to a sponsoring member institution.
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WV Division of Energy Training
The 2009 International Energy Convervation Code will go into effect in WV effective 11/30/13. This "Free" training will include continued education for all contractors, appraisers, realtors, code officials, architects and home inspectors. It is made possible through a grant from the WV Division of Energy and is sponsored by the Home Builders Association of WV. Below is information on the first class to be offered. As future classes are scheduled, they will be listed here on our webpage. For a complete listing of past and future listing of classes offered by the WV Department of Energy, click the link below.
Certified Green Professional (CGP) Classes
The Certified Green Professional designation classes to be held:
- Business Management for Building Professionals
- Green Building for Building Professionals
Green Building and why it is important
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WV Attorney General's Office
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New Workers Compensation Discount
BrickStreet 360 Discount Program Offers New Workers Compensation Discount 4.2%. Click below for details.