Fahe Blog

June 14, 2019
Summary of Issues Facing Rural Housing

Rural Housing Memo

Appalachia and other persistent poverty areas face an urgent need for funding to support affordable housing. This information is nothing new for the people who live […]
June 11, 2019
Fahe Mortgage Production Specialist Jamie Puckett wraps up a training in Mississippi.

Increasing Homeownership through USDA 502 Direct One Day at a Time

Collaboration is at the core of Fahe. We strongly believe if we want to make the biggest impact in our communities, we should do it together.  […]
June 3, 2019

Building Strong Communities

Every year, NeighborWorks America (NWA) brings together tens of thousands of people in a week-long celebration of neighborhood improvement activities nationally recognized as NeighborWorks Week.  As […]
May 16, 2019

Announcing the Kentucky Access to Recovery Program

Fahe is partnering with the State of Kentucky and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) to administer the new Kentucky Access to Recovery […]
May 2, 2019

VCHR Housing Needs Assessment in Central Appalachia

The following post was prepared by Fahe’s Research Director, Katy Stigers.  She provides a brief overview of the recently conducted study performed by the Virginia Center […]
April 30, 2019
Appalachia Housing Needs Assessment Webinar

Appalachia Housing Needs Assessment Webinar

Join Jim King, President of Fahe, and Mel Jones, Research Scientist and Associate Director of the Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR) at Virginia Tech as […]
April 24, 2019

Fair Housing from the Members

As April rolls around every year, I feel my fair housing blood stir a bit as Membership works with Communications and Strategic Programs to do our […]
April 17, 2019

Fahe Mission Tour March 2019

Fahe hosts Mission Tours for new employees to meet our Members and experience firsthand how we all work together to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia. Since […]
April 11, 2019
Knoxville HFH

Everyone Deserves the Opportunity of Fair Housing

During this month we look back at the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which was intended to help protect buyers and renters from landlord and seller discrimination, […]
April 4, 2019

Appalachian Narratives for Our Time Awards

Berea College’s Loyal Jones Appalachian Center announced the winners of an Appalachian-based essay contest designed to showcase compelling life stories of growing up in the region […]