Housing & Development

Housing & Development

FREE! LUNCH & LEARN ABOUT HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAMS AND FORECLOSURE PREVENTION

Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) and the Delaware Council of Faith-Based Partnerships will be hosting a free Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in the Carvel State Office Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room, at 820 N. French Street, Wilmington, Delaware. Join us as Gary Hecker, DSHA Housing Finance Manager, presents information on helping individuals and families facing foreclosure on their home, including the Delaware Emergency Mortgage Assistance program, and a program for senior homeowners in Wilmington who are facing foreclosure for delinquent city property taxes and water/sewer bills

Markell, Carper, Coons and Carney Announce $1 Million for Delaware Historic Properties Damaged by...

Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Congressman John Carney, along with the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs announced that the National Park Service has awarded $1 million in federal funds help Delaware historic properties that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy

New Incentive Announced to Help Delaware Place Top Educators in High-Need Classrooms

With some of the state’s top teachers set to gather tonight to discuss strategies to best address the needs of students in high-need schools, Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) is announcing a new initiative to help encourage top educators to work in these communities

Congressman Carney Statement on Republican Housing Reform Proposal

“For generations, owning a home has been part of the American dream. The 30-year mortgage is what’s enabled people to afford one

Latest Funding for Hurricane Sandy Brings the Total for Delaware Recovery to $1.2 Million

More than $1.2 million in federal funding has been awarded thus far for Hurricane Sandy recovery in Delaware, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today

FHLBank Pittsburgh Awards $86,000 in Grants to Blueprint Communities

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.

Markell, Biden Put Funds to Work Helping Delaware Homeowners

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and Attorney General Beau Biden announced a plan today that will use the funds the state is receiving from the National Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement to help Delawareans who have been hurt by the housing crisis

Delaware Builder Meets with Fed Chairman and HUD Secretary to Keep Housing a Top...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Long-time local builder and developer Kevin Kelly, president of Leon N. Weiner and Associates, met recently with HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to discuss problems affecting the home building industry and policies that will help the housing market recover.

Delaware Builder Elected to Leadership of NAHB

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kevin Kelly, a Delaware builder and developer with more than 30 years of experience in the building industry, was elected as the 2012 Second Vice Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the association’s International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

Housing Workshops Offered June 17 and 18 to Help Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Wilmington, DE - June 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force is sponsoring free statewide housing workshops on June 17 in Georgetown and Dover and June 18 in Wilmington to help Delawareans who are at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure. The workshops, which are sponsored in conjunction with the State Bank Commissioner and Delaware State Housing Authority, are offered to facilitate loan modifications, reduce foreclosures, and provide educational information to help residents stay in their homes and manage debt

DELAWARE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER STEWART QUESTIONS FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK MEMBERSHIP PROPOSALS

Dover, DE - April 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart, CIR-ML, through a letter sent by her Department to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), expressed serious concerns regarding an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) issued by the FHFA.

Delaware Energy Office co-sponsors residential and commercial energy code training on April 19-20

DOVER, DE - March 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Delaware Energy Office and the Kent County Levy Court, Department of Planning Services, Division of Inspection and Enforcement, in conjunction with co-sponsor Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP), will hold two days of energy code compliance training for code officials, design professionals and builders/remodelers from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 19 and 20. The training will be held at the Kent County Administration Building, 555 Bay Road in Dover

Blueprint Communities Initiative in Delaware Declared a “Major Success”: Carper, Carney laud progress made...

WILMINGTON, DE - March 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Thomas Carper and Congressman John Carney gave verbal pats on the back to dozens of neighborhood leaders today as they convened on the University of Delaware's Wilmington campus to report on progress in revitalizing their communities.

DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and Clean Water Advisory Council announce the next $16 million...

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 Honors WSFS Bank Executive for Excellence in Community Investment as Delaware’s Blueprint Communities...

Wilmington, DE - August 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE) today honored Michael D. Skipper, Vice President and Community Development Manager at WSFS Bank, for his lifetime commitment to community investment at a statewide meeting of neighborhood leaders.

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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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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.