The Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority cares about our residents, staff and partners and in an effort to protect their health and wellbeing and combat the spread of Coronavirus Disease  (also known as COVID-19), FMHA’s offices will be closed to the public starting Monday, March 23rd to Friday, April 3rd, 2020.   If you had an appointment scheduled during this time, please call your worker as some appointments may still be available by phone. Please use the link below for additional information.

COVID-19 Update

Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sr., was added to the White House Coronavirus Task Force. The risk of infection for Americans remains low and all agencies are working aggressively to monitor this evolving situation. 

The federal government is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners, to respond to this public health threat. As part of the multi-layered, cross-agency public health response, we encourage Public Housing Authorities to make the following information from the CDC available to their residents:

Economic Injury Disaster Loan
Small Business Resources
West Virginia 16354 Information
West Virginia EIDL Facts 

Welcome to the Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority. Looking at our website you will find that we are not your typical Housing Authority. The FMHA is a regional Housing Authority serving Monongalia, Marion, Preston, and Taylor counties as well as the cities of Fairmont and Morgantown in beautiful West Virginia. (Additional counties are served through the HomeOwnership Center)

You will see our lines of business offer a little bit of housing for everyone! We are active in:

  • Rental Assistance - (Waiting Lists are Open!)
  • Residential Property Management
  • Community Development
  • Housing Counseling
  • Housing Rehab Services
  • Housing Construction
  • Commercial Real Estate
Helping YOU home! - That's what we do!

Our Mission: Transforming our communities and empowering people through housing opportunities. 

We recognize the Fair Housing Act and its commitment to ensure families have access to housing that is free from discrimination.
If you feel you have been discriminated against, please contact our Housing Counselor, Theressa Nichols, for information on fair housing if you need help.


 The Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority (FMHA) in compliance with Section 511 of the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 has developed a Five-Year and Streamlined Annual Plan for fiscal year 2020. The plan is available for review at the office located at 103 12th St., Fairmont, WV between the hours of 8:30am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:00pm Monday through Friday. 

The West Virginia Association of Housing Agencies is now accepting applications for Scholarships. Please review the application here for more information. The deadlines for submission are FIRM. No late applications will be accepted. 

Note: If you have an impairment, disability, language barrier or otherwise require an alternative means of completing forms or accessing information about FMHA programs, please contact FMHA staff about arranging alternative accommodations.

WV Apartment Association announces FREE Fair Housing Training

The West Virginia Apartment Association announces Free Fair Housing Seminar in Morgantown

Resident Commissioner Sought

FMHA Accepting Applications for Resident Commissioner

Old Fairmont School Turning Into Low Income Housing

Miller School renovation to Low Income Housing