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Delaware State Housing Authority | Providing Stable Housing to Prevent Gun Violence

Published on August 4, 2020
Delaware State Housing Authority | Providing Stable Housing to Prevent Gun Violence

In 2019, Delaware officials launched a Group Violence Intervention (GVI) program intended to help high-risk individuals avoid involvement in the criminal justice system. Early on, one of the key factors identified as an obstacle to success in the program was the inability to find stable, affordable housing. To address this challenge, DSHA began providing housing vouchers for GVI participants, giving them a safe place to call home and much-needed stability that many had never experienced before.

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