As the largest direct provider of affordable housing opportunities in the State of Delaware, we’re committed to developing, providing, and managing safe, and affordable housing for low-income families in the city of Wilmington. Funded primarily by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, our mission is to provide well-maintained, decent, and safe housing in a professional, efficient, and fiscally responsible manner.
To create programs that help resident’s improve their economic standing, self sufficiency and increase community involvement. To engage private and public stakeholders on innovative projects that positively impact the city of Wilmington. To improve transparency and accountability in our business practices, and to identify and implement solutions that will help our residents and communities thrive.
Administering nearly 1900 housing choice vouchers in a variety of programs
Managing nearly 2000 units of public, tax credit and market rate housing
Serving over 7000 low to moderate-income residents of the city of Wilmington
Annual combined operating, capital, and voucher program budgets
We’re upgrading facilities, implementing green building practices, improving operational efficiency, and so much more. In short, we’re changing public housing in Wilmington from “the housing of last resort” to a home of new opportunity.
John C. Carney
Governor of Delaware
Mayor of Wilmington
Matthew S. Meyer
County Executive (New Castle)
Board of Commissioners
Earl T. Jeter
Vincent is a local realtor and advocate for tenant rights and fair housing policies and is the only holdover from the current WHA board. He is also the Vice President of Housing Opportunities of Northern Delaware and the Vice Chair of the Delaware Council on Housing. White is a former member of the New Castle County Board of Ethics, a former member of the Delaware Human Relations Commission and past President of the Delaware Real Estate Commission. Vincent is a registered Democrat.
Karen A. Spellman
Deputy Executive Director
Housing Choice Voucher Program
Capital Projects and Development
Community & Supportive Services