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The following agencies offer assistance in securing housing for individuals with disabilities and seniors who are financially needy.



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Delaware State Housing Authority (DHA)

(302) 395-5600
  www.destatehousing.com

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DHA provides numerous housing options depending on the individuals needs.

  • Provides foreclosure assistance
  • Homeownership grants
  • First time home buyers
  • Apply for housing

Housing Opportunities of Northern Delaware (HOND)

(302) 429-0794
  www.hond.org

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HOND provides housing professionals lawyers, and consumers with an understanding of the Fair Housing Law Mortgage terms and mortgage foreclosure prevention alternatives to save one's home.

  • Promotes fair housing HOND is a non-profit corporation they know that fair housing opens doors to opportunity.
  • HOND works closely with government agencies including FDIC, HUD, State Human Relations Office and Commission, the City of Wilmington and New Castle County.

Mosaic

(302) 456-5995x15
  www.mosaicinfo.org

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Mosaic provide services including community home, supported apartment living, and training of personnel from other Division of Developmental Disabilities Services provided agencies.

  • Provides community homes and supported apartment living.
  • Licensed to serve approximately 70 persons in numerous community homes and apartments of five persons or less in New Castle County.

NAMI of Delaware

(302) 427-0787x12
  www.namide.org

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NAMI housing consists of three to four bedroom scattered site neighborhood homes. One and two bedroom apartment units and several 24hr. supervised group homes.

  • The homes are licensed by the state and managed by the staff of a service provider who has a contact with the state Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.
  • Persons living in the properties have their own private bedroom and share the common areas of the house or apartment with others.
  • Residents pay 30% of their adjusted gross income for rent and utility costs.
  • Residents of the supervised group homes live with six to seven other residents.

Neighborhood House

(302) 378-7269
  www.neighborhoodhse.org

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The Housing Services Program has one mission: to provide a full range of free services, advice, and technical assistance to housing clients. Housing Services is a source of information to countless New Castle County residents with housing concerns ranging from simply keeping rent current to purchasing their own home.

United States Department of
Agriculture Rural Development (USDA /RHS)

(302) 573-6300
  www.rurdev.usda.gov/HSF_SFH.html

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USDA /RHS offers many different programs for individuals and families who don’t have adequate housing, they assist with helping people afford suitable apartments or to buy, repair or build their own house.

  • Provides homeownership opportunities to low and moderate income rural Americans through several loan, grants, and guarantee programs.
  • Homeowners 62 years and older are eligible for home improvement grants.
  • There are several listings of HCFP programs which might be of interest to individuals in buying or renovating a home.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

(302) 573-6300
  portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD/states/delaware

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HUD’s mission is to increase home ownership, support community development, and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.

  • HUD does not make direct loans to help people buy homes.
  • HUD is committed to increasing homeownership opportunities for families in these communities.
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