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Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA)

  • $5.5 million awarded to Strong Neighborhoods projects statewide2017-03-13 03:00:12
  • Projects in Downtown Development Districts to receive DDD Grant Funding2017-01-10 16:03:58
  • Delaware Effectively Ends Veteran HomelessnessGovernor Markell announced on Friday that Delaware has effectively ended veteran homelessness, receiving certification last month from the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.2016-11-11 13:00:34
  • DSHA Employees raise $1,580 for Delaware Veterans Trust Fund2016-09-20 15:58:59
  • Downtown Development Districts (DDD) Program ExpandsGovernor Jack Markell on Wednesday announced a statewide expansion of Delaware's Downtown Development Districts program, significantly building on the state's efforts to redevelop Delaware’s commercial business districts and drive private investment in towns and cities. Five new Downtown Development Districts were officially designated in Smyrna, Harrington, Milford, Georgetown and Laurel. Investors who make qualified improvements to residential, commercial, or industrial properties in those districts now may qualify for state and local development incentives, including 20 percent state grant rebates.2016-08-10 15:15:14
  • More projects in Wilmington, Dover and Seaford to receive Downtown Development Districts Funding2016-06-27 16:09:23
  • DSHA Increases Rental Assistance in Areas of Opportunity2016-06-26 16:07:51
  • DSHA-$tand By Me Partner for Financial Coaching Program2016-05-02 15:56:44
  • Governor Markell, DSHA celebrate Tonic’s Downtown Development Districts grant2016-04-11 15:47:42
  • Downtown Development District Program Will ExpandBuilding on efforts to revitalize downtown areas statewide, Governor Jack Markell announced on Wednesday that the state will accept new applications from local governments interested in being designated as Downtown Development Districts. Residential, commercial and industrial development in designated districts may qualify for a menu of local and state incentives, including grant rebates to offset the cost of private investment. Governor Markell made the announcement Wednesday morning in Wilmington at the 2016 Downtown Delaware “Revitalize!” Conference.2016-03-16 13:30:59
  • New Projects in Seaford, Dover, Wilmington to Receive Downtown Development Districts FundingDowntown revitalization efforts in Wilmington, Dover and Seaford continue to gain momentum, with new projects in all three counties slated to receive funding from Delaware’s Downtown Development Districts program.2016-02-02 12:00:15
  • One Hero at a Time: Update on Delaware's Challenge to House Homeless VeteransOn any given night, 100 Veterans in Delaware are homeless. For seven years, Henry Smith was one of them. An honorably discharged Veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. Smith lived off and on in rooming houses and in 2015 was referred by the Wilmington VA Medical Center to Connections’ VA-funded Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. SSVF provides a range of supportive services and assistance to help Veterans secure housing stability. He entered the program on November 5, 2015 and was housed on December 3. “After being homeless for seven years, I thought housing was impossible,” said Mr. Smith. “My apartment is quiet, clean, and well-kept. Connections worked hard to establish a rapport with the landlord, and I hope more vets get the opportunity to be housed.”2015-12-23 10:32:39
  • DSHA Launches Two New Programs To Help HomebuyersGovernor Jack Markell joined Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi to announce two new homeownership programs that will help make homeownership more affordable. DSHA-Paid Mortgage Insurance (MI) will give buyers a lower monthly housing payment by removing the requirement that they purchase mortgage insurance if they do not have a 20% downpayment at the time of settlement. The Home Purchase Rehab program will allow buyers to purchase a home at a low interest rate and make repairs and/or energy improvements in one simple loan. 2015-07-28 13:41:37
  • Congressman Carney Announces Legislation to Expand Affordable Housing OptionsThis morning, Congressman John Carney (D-DE) visited Liberty Court Apartments in Dover to announce new legislation to improve affordable housing options. The Housing Assistance Reform Act would increase housing options for low-income Americans and help housing authorities raise capital for affordable housing projects. The legislation would expand access to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Moving to Work program from 39 local housing authorities to 60, and eliminate the current unit cap for the Rental Assistance Demonstration program, allowing any eligible housing authority to participate.2015-07-07 15:08:27
  • DSHA Honored with Twentieth Consecutive National Accounting AwardThe Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) has been honored by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for outstanding financial reporting. DSHA’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report earned a Certificate of Achievement for the twentieth consecutive year.2015-06-12 15:09:46



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