West Virginia Fair Housing Action Network (FHAN)  
Making Housing Choice a Reality   
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West Virginia Fair Housing Action Network (FHAN)
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   Education and training activities are now
being scheduled for 2016.
Please visit our Education and Outreach page
for a list of dates, locations and registration information.
  
  
This material is based upon work supported by the Department of Housing and Urban Development under FHIP Grant No. (86 14/15 0144EOI-G).  Any opinion, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NOTICE OF CHANGE
Tenants and Landlords in WV: Rights and Responsibilities Manual

    On March 7, 2016 the Governor signed SB275 that iincreased West Virginia's magistrate court jurisdiction maximum from $5k to $10k (WV Code 50-2-1). It becomes effective 90 days from passage which is June 5, 2016.

    This impacts the Manual in two places - the general definitions section and section 3.12 Counterclaims. These changes will be made to the onine version of the Manual by June 5, 2016. Individuals who are using the print version should be aware of this update and contact WVFHAN if you have any questions about how this impacts you.