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New law offers home construction incentives to compliment economic development push



New West Virginia home construction incentives could offset housing shortages for middle-class, skilled workers.

Gov. Jim Justice signed the Build WV bill into law Friday at the West Virginia Home Show.

“We know there are places in our state that are wonderful places to live and raise a family, but may be short on homes," Justice said at a press conference Friday. "So we needed to find a way to incentivize our builders to step up; to stimulate more home development. That’s exactly what this bill is going to do. We don’t want to sit back. We need to be proactive. We need to show ourselves off. Then the people will follow.”

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