HUNTINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has invested nearly $1 million in a loan guarantee to expand sober living facilities in Huntington.
The Trump administration announced Tuesday that The Lifehouse Inc. was the recipient of a $930,000 loan via the USA Rural Development Business and Industry Loan Guarantee. The project is one of seven parts of a statewide investment of more than $22.1 million in business and industry loan guarantees.
The Lifehouse Inc. is a voluntary recovery program and sober living home that provides anyone recovering from substance use disorder a drug- and alcohol-free home.
Rocky Meadows, director of The Lifehouse Inc., said the loan has already been put to good use. The program used it to purchase a 21-unit apartment building located at 400 Washington Ave. that created 60 new men’s beds. Meadows said the apartment building provides a better setting and gives the men more space than