Downtown revitalization efforts in Seaford, Dover and Wilmington will soon get a boost, as Governor Jack Markell today announced the recipients of the Delaware’s inaugural round of Downtown Development District (DDD) Grants. A total of 13 projects in DDDs statewide have been selected to receive $5.6 million in funding. The state’s $5.6 million is expected to leverage more than $114 million in private investment in a variety of new development projects.
Today, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ranking Member Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Committee Members Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), and Mark Begich (D-Alaska) introduced important legislation that would assist federal agencies in improving the disposal and management of federal buildings and facilities. The Federal Real Property Asset Management Reform Act of 2013 would help facilitate the disposal of unneeded federal property and establish a framework for federal agencies to better manage existing space in a more cost-effective manner
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) has awarded five Blueprint Communities in Delaware a total of $86,000 in grant money for the next phases of neighborhood renewal and community planning.
DOVER, DE - February 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara and the Clean Water Advisory Council have announced the next $16 million in water infrastructure projects through the Delaware Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), bringing the number of ongoing projects to 41, totaling nearly $100 million. The loans will finance 16 new projects that will protect public health and the environment and are vital to the economic vitality of Delaware communities.
Carper, Kaufman Announce $5 Million Grant to Stabilize Delaware Neighborhoods Hard Hit by Foreclosure
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman (both D-Del.) announced $5 million in funding to help reverse the effects of the foreclosure crisis in Delaware. The funding was made possible through the U.S. Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Neighborhood Stabilization Program and will provide targeted emergency assistance to state and local governments to acquire, redevelop or demolish foreclosed properties.
February 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi today announced that a new program, the “Homeownership Grant Assistance Program” (GAP), is available to assist homeowners facing foreclosure. The $1 million grant program, a partnership between DSHA and the Department of Health and Social Services, is funded through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA). Eligible homeowners can receive up to $5,000 in the form of a grant to save their home from foreclosure. The program will be offered while funding remains available up to September 30, 2010
NEW CASTLE, DE - December 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) --Gov. Jack Markell, New Castle County Executive Chris Coons and other government and non-profit leaders to announce the county’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program will use a state grant to purchase and rehabilitate foreclosed and abandoned homes
June 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) today announced that 15 communities and scattered sites will receive funds from the state’s Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). More than $2 million in funding will be divided amongst the municipalities of Kent and Sussex Counties for housing rehabilitation, water/sewer hookups, and administration.
Address to New Castle County Sustainability Seminar on Green Buildings Follows Climate Prosperity Announcement and Green Jobs Grant to build Electric Vehicles
Georgetown, DE - January 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Sen. Thomas R. Carper (D-DE) will announce the awarding of nearly $700,000 in affordable housing grants to Sussex County Habitat for Humanity at noon Friday, January 30, at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore facility, 107 Depot Street in Georgetown, DE.
Delaware Energy An$wers Appliance Grant Program Ends with Resounding Success: Delawareans Awarded $813,000 in...
The Delaware Energy Office would like to thank the thousands of Delawareans who participated in the Delaware Energy An$wers Appliance Grant Program which will end May 30. Since its inception in October 2006, the program received more than 8,000 applications from energy-conscious Delaware consumers seeking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes through the use of ENERGY STAR refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers, window air conditioners, high SEER central air conditioning units and efficient hot water heaters.