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Making housing a priority: Maggie Riden discusses a new Fahe advocacy case study

June 3, 2024

A new Fahe advocacy case study Making Housing a Priority reveals the power of collaborative state advocacy and provides insights to inspire housing and community development organizations to

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Fahe Members Join Coalition to Support “Have a Heart for Housing” Advocacy Day

January 12, 2024

Affordable housing developers, advocates, and community members from Letcher County to Louisville, KY, showed up at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort, KY on January 9 to advocate for major investments

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Meeting the Moment for the Housing Affordability Crisis

September 14, 2022

The Fahe Network Talks ‘Concrete Solutions’ for Today’s Housing Affordability Crisis With the Fahe Annual Meeting fast approaching, reflecting on some of the important conversations regarding

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Dissecting the Congressional Appropriations Process

May 20, 2022

How Fahe Members Turn Advocacy into Impact for Our Neighbors Fahe Members work every day to turn federal investments into stable homes, stronger communities, and better infrastructure for their

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“Infrastructure Week” Comes to Appalachia with Enactment of Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

November 22, 2021

Once-in-a-Generation Investment Promises to Make the American Dream a Reality for Millions of Families On November 15th, 2021, after months of negotiations among House and Senate leaders, the

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The HOME Investment Partnership Program Offers Families a Down-Payment on their American Dream

The HOME Investment Partnership Program Offers Families a Down-Payment on their American Dream.

October 4, 2021

The Fahe Network uses a wide range of resources and funding tools to meet the needs of the communities we serve. Included among such tools in our toolbox are federally funded programs that target

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The Potential of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation for the Fahe Network

September 1, 2021

Pundits have sometimes used the term “infrastructure week” as a tongue-in-cheek catchphrase to describe ambitious, substantive policy proposals that are likely doomed to fail amid Washington’s

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Reviving our Rural Hospitals: A Prescription for Healing Appalachian Economies and Improving Medical Care

August 13, 2021

As the Delta variant drives an increase in coronavirus cases nationwide, medical experts and local leaders are looking to area hospital capacity as a key indicator of community preparedness and

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Calculating Inequality: The Paradox of Rural Poverty and Federal Income Limits

July 19, 2021

Policymakers have long grappled with the challenge of judiciously marshalling taxpayer resources to support the communities and programs where public investments will have the strongest impact. In

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Combating Childhood Poverty in Appalachia

April 14, 2021

Fahe Members have fought to end child poverty in the region for decades. Now, families across Appalachia are counting on policymakers to rise to the challenge of this pervasive problem. As Americans

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