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August 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Six Delaware emergency and transitional shelters for the homeless received a financial boost from the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) to continue to bring needed services to the homeless in lower Delaware. A total of $100,348 in federal funds was awarded to homeless providers through a competitive application process in which DSHA has participated for twentythree consecutive years
April 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- To symbolically plant the seeds of volunteerism and real seeds that will produce vegetables, Delaware First Lady Carla Markell planted a new garden today at Woodburn, the official Governor’s residence in Dover. The garden will produce a variety of vegetables that will be donated to area homeless shelters.
December 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Eight Delaware emergency and transitional shelters for the homeless received a financial boost from the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) to continue to bring needed services to the homeless in lower Delaware. A total of $100,233 in federal funds was awarded to homeless providers through a competitive application process in which DSHA has participated for twenty-one consecutive years.
WASHINGTON, DC - June 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — As part of ongoing efforts to stabilize the housing market and ensure banks and loan servicers are being held accountable, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) joined 19 other senators in signing a letter sent to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner today urging him to develop and implement a strategy requiring banks and loan servicers participating in the Administration’s foreclosure prevention programs to effectively respond to qualified homeowners seeking assistance
Funding Will Sustain, Restore, and Modernize some Delaware Army National Guard Facilities. WILMINGTON, DC - May 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — In a move to create jobs, boost the local economy, and help the Delaware Army - May 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — National Guard achieve energy savings through greater efficiency, Governor Jack Markell joined Senators Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman to announce that the Delaware Army National Guard will receive $1.96 million in stimulus funding. This new infusion of money, provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, will help the guard finance some overdue improvements.
December 29, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) and Friendship House of Wilmington today celebrated the launch of “Snapshots from the Often Overlooked,” an exhibit for a Photovoice project created by residents of Andrew’s Place, a homeless shelter for men over age 55 located at Saints Andrew and Matthew Episcopal Church. Gallery space at The Crosby Hill Building at 605 Market Street was generously provided by the Buccini-Pollin Group.
Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) is pleased to announce the January, 2008 launch of “Step-Up”, a three-year rental assistance pilot program which will assist emancipated youth exiting the foster care system who are at risk of homelessness and individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse conditions who are chronically homeless or at risk for chronic homelessness.
WILMINGTON, DE - January 7, 2008 - U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (DE), U.S. Rep. Michael Castle (DE), and Wilmington Mayor James Baker joined the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) of Pittsburgh this afternoon to announce more than $1.7 million in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant money to five housing developments in Delaware that will provide needed affordable housing while improving the conditions of properties and neighborhoods.