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Summary of 2019 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Applications

The Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) received five applications for the 9% 2019 Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) for a total request of $4,477,667 LIHTC.  All of these projects are applying under the Family dwelling category. Two non-profit applications (one of which is a New ... read more...

Poor families in Delaware struggle more than national average, study says

If you grow up poor in certain parts of the country, the odds are definitely stacked against you – and unfortunately, those odds are worse in Delaware than in most places. That’s a reality shown in the work of Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren, two Harvard economists whose recent research into ... read more...

New Castle County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Funds Annual Public Meeting

New Castle County announced its annual public meeting Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM for its Fiscal Year 2014 Federal Housing and Community Development Programs including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Funds.  The application deadline ... read more...

New Castle County Offers The Community Economic Development Grants Program

The application deadline for the New Castle County Community Economic Development Grant is Friday, June 29, 2012. The grant will fund activities that develop and expand small businesses located in New Castle County. There will be a competitive application process that will distribute a total of ... read more...

New Castle County Department of Community Services Annual Public Meeting

Yesterday I attended the New Castle County annual public meeting held by the Department of Community Services, Community Development and Housing Division.  The meeting started off with an overview of its consolidated Plan 2010-2011 Annual Performance Report and a summary of the Impediments to ... read more...

New Castle County Annual Public Meeting- November 14, 2011

New Castle County’s Department of Community Services, Community Development and Housing Division, is holding its Annual Public Meeting on Monday, November 14, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Gilliam Multi-Purpose Room, James H. Gilliam Building, 77 Reads Way, New Castle, Delaware 19720. The meeting ... read more...

Delaware to Receive $12,454,159 in Block Grant Allocations for FY 2011

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the following final FY 2011 block grant allocations totaling 5.4 billion, of which Delaware is receiving $12,454,159: $3.3 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds (reduced 16.5% from FY 2010); Dover- $247,673 ... read more...

Marcus Henry to run New Castle County Department of Community Services

This blog has not focused much on the political happenings in Delaware, but with Senator Chris Coons being elected U.S. Senator and New Castle County Executive Paul Clark moving to the New Castle County Executive position from New Castle County Council President to finish Chris Coons’ ... read more...