Affordable housing

Delaware allots millions to ensure affordable housing

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Millions in American Rescue Plan Act money will fund a wide variety of programs designed to help Delawareans stay in their homes, get into a home or find a rental that’s affordable. To do that, the initiatives announced in recent days will: Help buy and rehab vacant homes in Delaware neighborhoods. Provide extra money to those building multi-family rental properties …

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Delaware’s affordable housing crisis affects middle class, too

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Getty Images Evidence continues to pile up that Delaware is struggling to provide affordable housing: Data released Thursday by Housing Alliance Delaware says the state faces a shortage of more than 18,000 affordable and available rental homes for extremely low-income renters.  Also Thursday, Delaware State Housing Authority announced that eligible Delaware renters can now receive up to 18 months of …

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Wilmington neighborhood to receive $26.4 million COVID-19 relief funds

Charles Megginson Headlines

  Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood will receive $26.4 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to support its already-underway revitalization project. The funds come from more than $1 billion the state received from the American Rescue Act, a federal stimulus package aimed at hastening the economic recovery from the pandemic. Gov. John Carney was joined Monday by Delaware’s federal congressional delegation to …