News & Events


How the Fahe Network is Responding to COVID-19 Part 1

May 13, 2020

Across Appalachia, Fahe Members are first responders to the housing, food, and financial needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Innovation and adaptability are core qualities of the Fahe

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Fahe and Fannie Mae Partnership is Increasing Access to Housing in Appalachia

March 19, 2020

Fahe is partnering with Fannie Mae to provide persistent poverty communities with greater access to affordable mortgage products that allow families to achieve the American Dream of

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Year in Review: Project Reinvest Serves Over 300 Families and Paves the Way for New Innovation

December 13, 2019

Fahe is continually looking for opportunities to bring capital into underserved and hard to reach areas. Helping first-time homebuyers gain the stability and wealth building opportunity of

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Cross Country Peer Learning Site Visits Builds Valuable Partnerships and Increases Capacity

December 10, 2019

Today’s Blog post was written by Angela Stephens who is the Project Development Coordinator in Fahe’s Strategic Programs Department. On November 20-21, 2019, Fahe staff participated in a

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A Snapshot of Energy Cost Burden in Persistent Poverty Counties in Central Appalachia

October 25, 2019

Substandard housing is one of the numerous challenges that face persistent poverty areas, such as Appalachia. In order to address such needs with proper resources, it’s important to have a better

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Fahe Loan Servicing Helps Nonprofit Partners Build Capacity

October 3, 2019

When organizations achieve greater capacity, they can achieve greater impact in the communities they serve.  As a backbone organization, Fahe provides expertise and services which allow our

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Member Spotlight: KRFDC and the Eastern Scholar House

October 1, 2019

Ensuring access to higher education in Appalachia is crucial. In 2017, as a part of our commitment to education in Appalachia, Fahe collaborated with Member Kentucky River Foothills Development

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502 Direct Loan Program Spotlight: Brian Reppert

September 6, 2019

For many, Brian Reppert is a staple in his home community of Madison County, KY. A Berea native, Brian followed in the footsteps of his parents and dedicated his life to education.  For over 20

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Fahe Recovery Programs Featured in Journal of Appalachian Health

July 12, 2019

Fahe’s mission to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia includes addressing the drug crisis through increased access to recovery services.  Led by Fahe’s Strategic Programs department,

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Summary of Issues Facing Rural Housing

Rural Housing Memo

June 14, 2019

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 and work in these areas, but it

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