A new federal grant will help low-income Delawareans age in place. (Campus Production photo from Pexels)

Habitat for Humanity gets $1.2M to help seniors age in place

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

Sussex County Habitat for Humanity has received a $1,248,610 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide low-income seniors with safety and accessibility improvements — such as grab bars, railings and lever-handled doorknobs — so they can age in place. “With this grant, the three Delaware Habitats will … complete 180 low-barrier, high-impact home modifications over the course …