April 20, 2018

Manchin Announces More Than $300,000 For NeighborWorks Network in West Virginia

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that CommunityWorks Inc. and HomeOwnership Center, Inc. in West Virginia will receive $315,833 through NeighborWorks America. The funding will support efforts to develop and preserve affordable housing, revitalize and sustain neighborhoods, and create jobs.

“As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I work to make sure that West Virginia receives as much funding as possible to revitalize our neighborhoods, spur economic growth and improve our quality of life,” Senator Manchin said. “Through public and private partnerships, this funding will help communities in West Virginia create jobs and revive our neighborhoods.”

NeighborWorks America is a public nonprofit organization, established by Congress in 1978 as the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation. It supports and enhances a network of nearly 250 local and regional nonprofit partner NeighborWorks organizations that bring together residents, private-sector business leaders, and representatives of local government to create communities of opportunity. For 40 years, NeighborWorks America has supported local solutions to community development and affordable housing in urban, suburban and rural communities in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico by providing NeighborWorks organizations financial and grant support, training, technical assistance, organizational assessments, technology tools and other services.