Del. Announces New Affordable Housing Initiatives Using ARPA Funds


Delaware is unveiling several new programs to develop and create more affordable housing, utilizing funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.Governor John Carney said Thursday that the Delaware State Housing Authority will start and administer programs that involve acquisition and rehabilitation of vacant houses, provide additional financing for owners of affordable multi-family rental projects who…

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Sussex Co. Council Allocates $7.5-Million in ARPA Funds


Sussex County Council has voted to allocate more than $7.5-million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for healthcare, housing and human services-related programs.A dozen entities will receive portions of the funding, which is required under the act to assist such programs in the ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.Groups that create affordable housing in southern…

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Md. Invests $200-Million Into Affordable Housing


Maryland is investing more than $200-million into creating more affordable housing, including more than 6,000 units statewide.Governor Larry Hogan said Wednesday that the Department of Housing and Community Development will administer the funds. Housing prices and costs have been affected by rising construction costs as well as interest rates.This program boosts funding for the Rental…

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Sussex Co. Habitat for Humanity Celebrates $500,000 Appropriation In Omnibus Spending Plan

U.S. Senator Tom Carper joined Kevin Gilmore, CEO of Sussex County Habitat for Humanity, to announce $500,000 to help build 10 homes in the county.

Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is getting half-a-million dollars in federal funding, to support completion of ten more affordable homes throughout the area.Senator Tom Carper and Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) visited the Laurel area Monday to announce the presentation at Hope Hill, part of a larger revitalization strategy. Ten homes have been completed and ten…

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Sussex County’s Plans to Utilize American Rescue Plan Act Funds´┐╝


Sussex Countians will have access to more affordable housing, a cleaner environment, and improved public safety, thanks to an infusion of federal dollars aimed at helping the community move past the global pandemic. County Council, at its Tuesday, March 8, 2022, meeting, endorsed a staff recommendation on how to utilize federal funds awarded to Sussex…

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