Weirton PRI Workshop this Friday – Register now!

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The Property Rescue Initiative (PRI) is a program of the West Virginia Housing Development Fund (WVHDF) that provides $1 million in loan funding for communities to remove or rehabilitate dilapidated buildings.

This Friday, Jan. 22, Weirton will host the first in a series of PRI workshops in 2016 that will help interested parties access PRI funding, and provide technical assistance for locals wanting to address abandoned buildings in their communities. Click here to register now as space is limited.

Anyone interested in accessing a portion of the PRI funding pool to address dilapidated buildings in their community is encouraged to attend.

The full day workshop will feature guest speakers, interactive sessions on stakeholder engagement and the BAD Buildings process, and a panel of experts who will discuss creative ways to repay loans and reuse problem properties. Registration is $15.

Access $1 Million WV Fund to Rescue Dilapidated Buildings – Register Now!

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The Property Rescue Initiative (PRI) is a program of the West Virginia Housing Development Fund (WVHDF) that provides $1 million in loan funding for communities to remove or rehabilitate dilapidated buildings.

Anyone interested in accessing a portion of the PRI funding pool to address dilapidated buildings in their community is encouraged to attend one of 5 workshops throughout the state. The WV Community Development Hub, the WVU Land Use Clinic, and the Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center are collaborating to provide technical assistance to communities through tools and resources they need to successfully apply for the PRI loan and to execute an abandoned/dilapidated building program in their communities.

Click here to register for a workshop today.

Each full day workshop will feature guest speakers, interactive sessions on stakeholder engagement and the BAD Buildings process, and a panel of experts who will discuss creative ways to repay loans and reuse problem properties.

2016 Workshop dates and locations:

  • January 22: Williams Country Club, Weirton
  • February 5: Cacapon State Park, Berkeley Springs
  • February 19: Marshall University Visual Arts Center, Huntington
  • March 18: Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, Beckley
  • April 1: Event Center at Brushy Fork, Buckhannon

Just Posted – Applications for PRI Technical Assistance

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The West Virginia Housing Development Fund is partnering with the Northern Brownfields Assistance Center (NBAC), the West Virginia Community Development Hub (the Hub), and the WVU Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic to provide technical assistance to communities through tools and resources they need to successfully apply for the Property Rescue Initiative (PRI) loan and to execute an abandoned/dilapidated building program in their communities.

Five regional workshops in 2016 will provide more information about the PRI loan and how to address abandoned/dilapidated buildings. Those who attended the October 9 workshop can now access the technical assistance application here. While the locations for the upcoming workshops will be announced soon, you can find the dates here.

Through the BAD Buildings program, the NBAC assists communities to identify, prioritize, and remove or reuse problem properties; the WVU Land Use Law Clinic offers assistance with legal review of municipal codes; and the Hub helps communities build local capacity.

 

Save the date!

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The five Property Rescue Initiative (PRI) dates are set for 2016. The PRI is a program of the West Virginia Housing Development Fund (WVHDF) that provides loan funding for communities to remove or rehab dilapidated buildings. Click here to learn more about the program, workshops, and how to apply.

2016 Workshop Dates:

  • Friday, January 22
  • Friday, February 5
  • Friday, February 19
  • Friday, March 18
  • Friday, April 1

Ready to Apply for the Property Rescue Initiative?

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The Property Rescue Initiative (PRI) is a program of the West Virginia Housing Development Fund (WVHDF) that provides loan funding for communities to remove or rehab dilapidated buildings. In 2015, PRI will make $1 million available each year for the next 5 years to address blighted and dangerous structures.

Click here to access the application form and to learn more about workshops and tools to prepare for the application.