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 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.
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. - For Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) please dial 711
The Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority (FMHA) in compliance with Section 511 of the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 has developed an Annual Plan for fiscal year 2021. 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 Thursday. A public meeting will be held at 103 12th St., Fairmont on September 15th, 2021 at 9:00am sharp. Due to the practicing of social distancing, seating is limited.
Equal Housing Opportunity.
Attention!! We have recently partnered with The Coalition to End Homelessness and are now offering Emergency Housing Vouchers.
In order to qualify you must be homeless, at-risk of becoming homeless, recently homeless, or a fleeing domestic violence or human trafficking situation.
You must be directly referred by the Coalition to End Homelessness.
If you feel you may be eligible and for more information contact the Coalition to End Homelessness at 1-833-722-2014.
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).
In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, FMHA offices will be closed on Fridays beginning Monday, June 1, 2020.
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:
- What you need to know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Stop The Spread of Germs
- Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019
- What to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Small Business Resources
West Virginia 16354 Information
West Virginia EIDL Facts
Economic Impact Stimulus for Social Security Recipients
Rent and Temporary Suspension of Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent:
WV Apartment Association announces FREE Fair Housing Training
The West Virginia Apartment Association announces Free Fair Housing Seminar in Morgantown