By LEXI BROWNING
For the West Virginia
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia House of Delegate’s Committee on Senior Citizen Issues passed legislation Thursday that could provide a tax credit for modifying the residence of an elderly person or person with a disability.
House Bill 2848, known as the Livable Home Tax Credit, is sponsored by Del. Ruth Rowan, R-Hampshire. The bill proposes a credit of 50 percent - on expenditures up to $5,000 — to make homes more accessible and sustainable for independent living.
Delegates Matthew Rohrbach, R-Cabell, Tony Lewis, R-Preston, Dana Lynch, D-Webster, Terri Sypolt, R-Preston, Zack Maynard, R-Lincoln, Tony Paynter, R-Wyoming, Jeff…