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Delaware State Housing Authority | Providing Rental Assistance During & After a Global Pandemic

Published on August 4, 2020
Delaware State Housing Authority | Providing Rental Assistance During & After a Global Pandemic

On March 13, Delaware Governor John Carney called for the closure of all non-essential businesses to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As a result, thousands of Delawareans were suddenly without a paycheck or had their income significantly reduced. Many of them still needed to pay their rent and utility bills, and to help those renters, DSHA launched a rental assistance program on March 26. DSHA was the first HFA in the country to launch a rental assistance program for its state’s residents.

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