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Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA) Awarded $5 Million Federal Grant to Protect Wilmington Families from Lead
September 12, 2023

U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Senator Chris Coons, and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.) announced a $5 million grant to the Wilmington Housing Authority in New Castle County from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Capital Fund Lead-Based Paint Program...(read more)

Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA) and City Partner to Launch Wellness Checker Program
April 21, 2023

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, City Council Member Zanthia Oliver, and Raymond Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA), today announced the June launch of a new Wellness Checker Program to enable WHA residents to opt-in to weekly wellness calls...(read more)

Delaware State Housing Authority Announces The Launch Of Statewide Rent Reporting Pilot
January 9, 2023

The Delaware Tenant Rent-Reporting Program Pilot is a new program funded by the American Rescue Plan Act and partnered with Self Financial (Self).  The Tenant Rent-Reporting Pilot aims to help over 400 low-income renters increase their credit scores by reporting their reliable rental payment history...(read more)

Wilmington Housing Authority, Local, and State Officials Celebrate Imani Village Grand Opening
August 16, 2022

Pennrose, REACH Riverside (managing partner for The WRK Group, including The Warehouse and Kingswood Community Center), the Wilmington Housing Authority, and local and state officials celebrated the grand opening of Imani Village, the first of the multi-phase, community-led master planned redevelopment of Northeast Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood. The project is designed under the Purpose Built Communities Network model, with phase one delivering 74 mixed-income rental apartments...(read more)