WV Gets Fundings For Housing and Econmic Development

West Virginia is getting over $26 million in federal funding for housing assistance and economic development. Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller and Rep. Nick Rahall announced the funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Friday, and the funds are aimed at developing sustainable communities and expanding economic opportunities for West Virginia families by improving neighborhood facilities and services. It also will provide critical housing assistance. In addition to state programs, funding was awarded to several cities including Charleston.