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  • 13
    Apr

    WVHI to cancel this year’s convention on June 15-17

    The 14-member board of directors of the West Virginia Housing Institute Inc. has voted reluctantly to cancel this year’s convention, scheduled for June 15-17 at the Stonewall Jackson Resort in Roanoke, W.Va. To mitigate the disappointment somewhat, the board has scheduled two separate video conferences for next week and...

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  • 01
    Apr

    CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY LOANS Small Business Guide and Checklist

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses who maintain their payroll during this emergency. Importantly,...

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  • 15
    Nov

    State board begins work on manufactured housing rule changes

    November 14, 2019 For further information, contact Andy Gallagher, andy@wvhi.org or (304) 415-4187   State board begins work on manufactured housing rule changes   CHARLESTON — The state board that oversees the factory-built housing industry began work Wednesday on proposals to rewrite the state’s manufacture housing regulatory rules. The...

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  • 24
    Sep

    State to review regulatory program; votes to shelve plans this year

    September 18, 2019 For more information, contact Andy Gallagher, (304) 415-4187; andy@wvhi.org   State to review regulatory program; votes to shelve plans this year By A.V. Gallagher   CHARLESTON — Plans were set in motion Wednesday to rewrite the regulatory program for manufactured housing in West Virginia. Labor Commissioner...

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  • 10
    Apr

    State Board Discussed Federal Regulatory Changes

    The West Virginia Board of Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety took a look at reshaping some rules as they moved to eliminate what the industry perceives as an annoying paperwork problem for the contractors that install the homes. The Board also delayed applications on manufacturer licenses from Alabama, Pennsylvania...

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  • 30
    Nov

    Freddie Mac Brings Conventional Financing to a New Generation of Manufactured Homes

    McLEAN, Va., Nov. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced CHOICE HomeSM conventional financing for manufactured housing to help increase the availability of the quality affordable homes that borrowers want, while providing lenders with the innovative financing options they need. Today’s manufactured homes can deliver outstanding...

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  • 18
    Oct

    Virginia Manufacturer Wins Leniency From WV Regulators

    CHARLESTON — A Virginia manufacturer successfully pleaded for leniency to state factory-built housing regulators Thursday over an error that caused it to sell homes to an unlicensed retailer. The West Virginia Board of Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety unanimously voted to reduce a proposed $500 fine against the company...

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  • 24
    Jul

    255 Manufactured Housing-Related Licenses Renewed For 2018-19

    Manufactured housing regulators approved Tuesday the renewal of 255 manufacturer, retailer, and contractor licenses in West Virginia for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The West Virginia Manufactured Housing Construction Safety Standards Board renewed the licenses for 84 retailers, 34 manufacturers, and 137 contractors for the fiscal year that began July...

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  • 27
    Jun

    State Is Going To Have To Increase Manufactured Housing Inspections, HUD Says

    CHARLESTON — State factory-built housing regulators are going to have to step-up inspections on manufactured homes, according to information released at the West Virginia Manufactured Housing Construction Standards Board on Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which oversees manufactured housing programs nationally and supervises West...

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  • 29
    Mar

    New Manufactured Housing Retailer Licensed In Moorefield

    CHARLESTON — The manufactured housing industry got some good news Thursday. The state board that oversees the industry licensed a new retailer in the Eastern Panhandle. The West Virginia Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Board issued the license to Debra H. Crimes of Moorefield. She will be doing...

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