Housing & Development

Housing & Development

DSHA Increases Rental Assistance in Areas of Opportunity

To ensure that all Delawareans have more choice of where to live, the Delaware State Housing Authority is increasing available rental assistance in Areas of Opportunity across the state, allowing families with housing vouchers to move closer to employment centers, quality schools and high-growth housing markets.

DELAWARE REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER PLEADS GUILTY TO BANK FRAUD AND ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATION

Christy Goldsmith Romero, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, and David C. Weiss, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced today that Joseph L. Capano, age 73, of Middletown, Delaware, pled guilty to one count of bank fraud and one count of knowingly violating the Clean Water Act. Capano faces up to 30 years of imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine for the bank fraud charge, and 3 years of imprisonment and a $250,000 fine for the Clean Water Act charge.

State Announces Foreclosure Mitigation Initiative and Homeownership Month

Washington, DC - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Jack Markell today signed a proclamation officially declaring June as “Delaware Homeownership Month”. To help celebrate the First...

Senators Coons, Carper urge highway bill conferees to shorten multi-year transportation bill, maximize investments...

U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Tom Carper (both D-DE) today sent a letter to House-Senate conferees negotiating a final Highway and Transportation Bill compromise, urging them to focus on our nation’s crumbling infrastructure by shortening the authorization period for the bill and using the savings to maximize annual investment levels for all surface transportation programs

Attorney General’s Office Acts To Protect Manufactured Housing Tenants From Improper Conduct By Community...

Attorney General Matt Denn’s office has filed suit against the owner of three Delaware manufactured housing communities for attempting to financially pressure tenants to give up their legal right to arbitrate proposed rent increases

Pennsylvania Water Utility to Reduce Sewage Discharges to Delaware River and Local Creeks

The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement with the Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority (DELCORA) resolving alleged Clean Water Act violations involving combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to the Delaware River and its tributaries. In a proposed consent decree, DELCORA has agreed to develop and implement a plan to control and significantly reduce overflows from its sewer system, which will improve the water quality of the Delaware River, Chester Creek and Ridley Creek near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

DSHA LAUNCHES TWO NEW PROGRAMS TO HELP HOMEBUYERS

Governor Jack Markell joined Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi today to announce two new homeownership programs that will help make homeownership more affordable

Congressman Carney Announces Legislation To Expand Affordable Housing Options

This 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.

Congressman Carney announces legislation to expand affordable housing options

This 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.

Bennet, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Level Playing Field for Renewable Energy

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) to introduce a bipartisan bill to level the energy playing field by giving investors in renewable energy projects access to decades-old tax incentives currently available only to investors in fossil fuel-based energy projects.

Coons, Moran, Poe, Thompson bill will level the playing field for renewable energy

U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and Representatives Ted Poe (R-TX-02), and Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) re-introduced bipartisan legislation to level the energy playing field by giving investors in renewable energy projects access to a decades-old corporate structure whose tax advantage is currently available only to investors in fossil fuel-based energy projects.

Congressman Carney Statement On TPA Vote

When I think about trade, I think of the people back home. I think of the GM worker who had to go to Ohio for work when the Wilmington plant closed. I think of the guy at Claymont Steel who’s still looking for a job. These are the folks who sent me to Washington, and they've told me loud and clear -- they're worried this bill paves the way for a trade agreement that leaves them behind.

Governor Announces Downtown Development District Grant Funding Awards

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.

DSHA ANNOUNCES 2014 TOP LENDER OF THE YEAR

Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) announces the recipient of the 2014 Top Producing Lender Award - Trident Mortgage. Last year, Trident Mortgage successfully secured more than $28.5 million in mortgage loans for 176 families through DSHA’s homeownership programs. This is the sixth year in a row Trident Mortgage has earned DSHA’s Top Producing Lender Award, helping 886 families with more than $139 million in DSHA’s mortgages since 2009.

Senators Coons, Collins, Reed, Shaheen re-introduce bill to enhance and extend landmark energy efficiency...

.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) on Wednesday re-introduced their legislation to strengthen and reauthorize the heart of the federal government’s energy efficiency strategy — the Weatherization Assistance Program — and to reauthorize the vital work of the State Energy Program. S.703, the Weatherization Enhancement and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act would extend both programs for five more years.

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REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE NETWORK, INC. EXPANDS MID-ATLANTIC PRESENCE WITH FIRST DELAWARE...

WILMINGTON, DE - June 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc. (REMN), a national mortgage lender based in River Edge, N.J., is pleased to announce the opening of its latest branch in Wilmington, DE. As REMN’s first branch in the state of Delaware, this new location will help the company better service the needs of region’s home buyers and real estate professionals, including those that live or work in and around the southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and eastern shore of Maryland areas, including the regions surrounding Philadelphia and Camden

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