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USDA 502 Direct

Fahe and USDA-RD Public/ Private Partnership Delivers Half a Billion in Mortgage Finance to Underserved Communities

June 28, 2023

In recognition of National Homeownership Month, Fahe staff was joined by Joaquin Altoro, Administrator of USDA Rural Housing Service, and Dr. Thomas Carew, USDA-RD State Director of Kentucky to

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

June 27, 2016

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 state housing agency to offer the USDA 502

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Public / Nonprofit Partnership Creates Permanent Program with USDA RD

May 19, 2016

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 acquire safe, quality housing at a

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Single Father Finds Home

February 3, 2016

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 home large enough for his family to live comfortably and in a

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Hal Rogers Receives Partnering for Success Award

July 22, 2013

Community Action Kentucky awarded Kentucky Congressman Harold Dallas “Hal” Rogers the 2013 “Partnering for Success” Award.  Rep. Rogers was selected for the award due to his focus on job

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Wilma Kelley Talks about Fahe

April 4, 2013

We have another video testimonial from one of our Members. Wilma Kelley, the Executive Director of Beattyville Housing & Development Corporation (BHDC), answers the question: “How does Fahe add

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USDA 502 Direct Collaboration

July 13, 2012

USDA 502 Direct Loans are affordable, low interest loans that help low- and very low-income households obtain homeownership. Recently the USDA has entered into collaboration with certain nonprofits

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Heather Powell and Family

FAHE Packages Its 100th USDA 502 Program Loan

May 14, 2012

Speaking to Heather Powell, one can tell she is a woman who is certain of what she wants. A disabled mother of three daughters, she found herself wanting more than just renting a house in rural

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