Membership Messages

Virginia Member Update May 16, 2019

SAVE THE DATE! Annual Meeting & Rural Housing Summit – Sept. 9-12 ~ Hilton Knoxville


Fahe Community Lending Services is rolling out a referral program for Members ONLY. Dwain shared this at our Spring Retreat – see HERE for details!

HAC has partnered with the National Endowment for the Arts to administer the Citizens Institute on Rural Design (CIRD). CIRD will award three top grantees $10,000 and support for design, placemaking, and arts based workshops in rural and tribal communities. HAC has specifically reached out to Fahe encouraging our Members to apply. Read more HERE

ARCAppalachia Leadership Institutea training opportunity for community leaders who currently live and/or work in Appalachia. It’s an extensive nine-month program running from October–July and includes skill-building seminars, best practice reviews, and field visits during six separate sessions across the Region. Read more HERE

NextJob – You may recall NextJob from the webinar for Fahe Members last summer and a breakout session at the Annual Meeting. They have asked about the possibility of referring clients they work with to Member organizations – you can provide assistance or refer them to other agencies for job opportunities or other services.  NextJob may reach out to Fahe Members about referrals.

Help Community Heroes Purchase a Home – New Program! Community Heroes, VHDA in partnership with FHLB-Atlanta helps law enforcement officers, public school educators, firefighters, and other first responders purchase a home.  It’s an opportunity to access $1 million in grant funds for eligible homebuyers. Learn more.


Mon. May 20 – 11am – Member Connection Call NEW CONFERENCE# 712-770-4886 same access code as before: 429695#

Thur. June 13 – 11am-3pm Eastern – VA Caucus Meeting – People, Inc. Abingdon

Sept. 9-10, 2019 – Fahe Annual Meeting & Sept. 10-12 Rural Housing Summit ~ Hilton Knoxville


HousingX “RETHINK THE BOX” – Wed, May 22, 8:45AM – 5:00PM ~ Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219 Lunch will be provided! ONLY 20 SEATS LEFT – details HERE

NeighborWorks America NTI – Registration is OPEN for the last NTI of the year: New Orleans, LA    Aug 19-23

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Notices of proposed rulemaking regarding the Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans Rule (2017 Payday Lending Rule) here. The Delay NPRM proposes to delay the compliance date for the mandatory underwriting provisions available here. You can access the summary and redline here.

JOB POSTINGS  – Fahe, Member and Partner job postings HERE

Jobs available: MACED, Rural LISC/RCAC: HERE  ReFrame Job Board HERE


Questions or to express interest in Fahe Strategic Programs?  Please email Tyler Johnson

Resources from Previous Webinars/Spring/Annual Meetings can be found HERE

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