Capito and Manchin Announce Financing for Fox Ridge Apartments in Princeton | News

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PRINCETON- A Mercer County apartment complex is among recent recipients of federal funds from the US Department of Agriculture.

U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito, RW.Va., and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, DW.Va., both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, last week announced funding grants totaling $1,908,000 per through the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Program. .

Manchin and Capito said the funding will be used to support reliable water and wastewater service and provide family housing opportunities in West Virginia.

Locally, Fox Ridge Apartment TM LLC Mercer County will receive $1,305,000.

Capito and Manchin said the investment will be used to assist in the transfer, care and rehabilitation of Fox Ridge Apartments, a multi-family housing complex in Princeton.

“It’s great to see West Virginia receiving funding through the USDA’s Rural Development Program that will strengthen our infrastructure and provide housing opportunities for families in our state,” Capito said. “West Virginians are passionate about their communities and they take great pride in where they call home. I look forward to seeing the positive impact this funding will have, and I will continue to work hard to secure the additional resources needed to strengthen our communities and improve the lives of our residents.

“Investing in rural West Virginia communities creates well-paying jobs and drives economic growth in the region and across the state,” Manchin added. “I am thrilled that the USDA is investing in Mercer and Harrison counties to upgrade their water and wastewater infrastructure and improve housing opportunities. I look forward to seeing the positive impacts of these projects in our communities and, as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to advocate for funding to support our rural communities across Mountain State.

The two lawmakers did not say when work would begin.

Contact Greg Jordan at [email protected]

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