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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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A group of people are standing around someone signing the Community Reinvestment Act at a table.

Modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act

February 19, 2021

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), enacted in 1977, is a critical tool throughout much of the country to ensure banks lend, invest, and provide services to low-income people. The CRA was brought

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An Appalachian town with a variety of houses and buildings. There is a fall mountain scape in the distance.

2020 Reflection on Impactful Partnerships: Wells Fargo’s Support of Persistent Poverty Communities Impacted by COVID-19

December 28, 2020

As we approach the New Year, we’re taking the time to look back and appreciate our accomplishments and partnerships.  It has been a highly unprecedented year and we’ve seen the COVID-19

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Fahe Survey Shows Even Families with Affordable Housing Face Financial Struggles during C-19

December 22, 2020

Fahe connects directly with families through our Loan Servicing department and Membership Network, which allows us to identify needs and swiftly take action to craft solutions that provide

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Letcher County Leadership Case Study

Leadership in Appalachia Case Study: Letcher County KY

November 25, 2020

Fahe released a case study in November entitled “Weaving Appalachia-Leadership in Letcher County.” The report documents the importance of leadership in the Fahe Network and how our local leaders

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Dave Kreher speaking at a People's Self Help Housing event.

Longtime Fahe Member Offers a Reflection on Fahe’s 40th Anniversary

October 14, 2020

Today’s blog was contributed by longtime friend of Fahe Dave Kreher. People’s Self-Help Housing, Inc. (PSHH) was incorporated in Lewis County, KY in 1982 and became a Fahe member in 1983. 

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Five multi color one-story houses in a row.

Fahe Receives $300,000 Grant to support Central Appalachia

September 15, 2020

Fahe has received a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation that will support housing stability across Central Appalachia.  This funding is critical as we address the ongoing impact of

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A landscape of New York City is compared to an Appalachian mountain and sky landscape.

Out of the City and into the Holler: COVID-19-Encouraged Migration as a Chance for Growth in Rural America

September 11, 2020

Written by Claire Hogg who served as an Advocacy Intern at Fahe. Beginning the early March days of COVID-19, many city dwellers found themselves flocking to rural spots to wait out the social

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A family of four, including two parents and two young children, are standing on a front porch outside of their home.

Fahe Members Provide Community Stability through Crises with Homeownership

September 2, 2020

Fahe Members are dedicated to providing opportunity and stability for families and communities through increased access to quality housing. They work hard to prepare future and current homeowners for

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2000s Fahe Timeline

Fahe’s 40th Anniversary: Progress Through the 2000s

August 21, 2020

The early 2000’s brought a transition in leadership form David Lollis to Jim King.  It also marked a time of dynamic change for Fahe.  Over the past twenty years, Fahe had grown to over

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