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Dissecting the Congressional Appropriations Process

20 May 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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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.

4 Oct 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

1 Sep 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

13 Aug 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

19 Jul 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

14 Apr 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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Three multi color one-story homes are in a row.

The Missed Opportunity of Devastating Proportions

2 Jun 2020

Recently the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released a regulation substantially altering the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Fahe was among many urging the OCC to suspend this

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Fahe’s Policy Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

1 Apr 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing extremely serious health and economic impacts across the country, and without a unified national response, those impacts promise to worsen. Communities like those in

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Three multi color one-story homes are in a row.

Banks, Small towns, and the Risk to the American Dream

20 Feb 2020

You may have seen various national news stories about a potential change in rules that will affect how banks direct millions of dollars into American cities and towns. Called the Community

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