Speak Up: Housing Authority extends duration of rental, utility assistance

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The Delaware State Housing Authority announced recently that eligible renters can receive up to 18 months of rental and utility assistance through its Delaware Housing Assistance Program, up from 15 months. The extension will give extra time to reduce the risk of eviction, housing instability or financial insecurity due to the pandemic.

  • I applied for my tenant back in December 2021. I have heard nothing as of yet. I call DSHA — someone answers and says, “We have no further information. You will know when it displays on the website.” Frustrating. — Janet Halliday