March 21, 2018

A Reliable Financial Alternative to Predatory Lending in Rural Kentucky

  “Good things happen when people have affordable options”, stated Mae Humiston, CDFI Manager of Redbud Financial Alternatives.   Redbud is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) […]
November 3, 2017

A Notice to Fahe Loan Servicing Clients on Bill Pay Services

Bill Pay Services Can Result in Late Mortgage Payments Recently we have noticed an upswing in Fahe Loan Servicing clients using a website called Doxo to […]
August 11, 2017
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JustChoice Lending is for All Families in Appalachia

Fahe’s vision for Appalachia is that everyone – no matter background or income level – should experience financial stability. That’s why our mortgage division, JustChoice Lending […]
July 6, 2017

JustChoice Lending Closes First Project Reinvest Loan

Johanna Hall-Rappolee has lived in apartments her entire life. Growing up she wanted to own a home so she could fit in with her friends and […]
June 26, 2017

Fahe Closes 1,000th 502 Direct Loan During Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month and Fahe is celebrating in style because we have closed our ONE THOUSANDTH USDA 502 Direct Loan!  That’s 1,000 rural families […]
November 16, 2016

A Quick Comparison of FHA and Conventional Loans

In the past we have discussed USDA 502 Direct loans on this blog and how this product is a great option for rural families with lower […]
August 17, 2016

Underbanked In Appalachia

Living in an underbanked (or unbanked) area can have serious negative consequences on a household. Without access to mainstream financial services offered by retail banks such […]
June 27, 2016

Fahe, USDA, and WV Housing Development Fund Expand Access to Housing for Low-income Families

Fahe, USDA, and WV Housing Development Fund Expand Access to Housing for Low-income Families The Fund has joined with Fahe and USDA to become the only […]
May 19, 2016

Public / Nonprofit Partnership Creates Permanent Program with USDA RD

The USDA 502 Direct Loan has been the cornerstone of affordable housing financing for decades, helping low- and very low-income people and families in rural areas […]
February 3, 2016

Single Father Finds Home

Jeff is a single father of four children – two sons ages 16 and 10, and twin daughters who are 15.  He’s always dreamed of owning a […]