81 homes in RISE West Virginia program complete

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Eighty-one homes part of the RISE West Virginia program are complete, the West Virginia National Guard reported Friday.

Crews completed three final inspections of two mobile home units in Pocahontas and Clay counties this week as well as rehabilitation in Greenbrier County.

Sixty-four homes are in active construction through four different contractors. Contractors have received 151 notices to proceed, meaning demolition and construction is ready to start.

“Of the 64 homes in active construction, 18 are mobile home replacements, 55 are reconstruction projects, four are rehabilitation projects and five are in demolition,” the National Guard said in a statement.

Of the 394 active cases, 331 have been awarded to a construction contractor or sub-recipient. Fourteen projects out for bid require a state procurement process, and 49 projects need a request for a quotation or are being analyzed by West Virginia VOAD.

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