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Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DE HAP) | Delaware State Housing Authority

State AgencyDelaware State Housing Authority
Program NameDelaware Housing Assistance Program (DE HAP)
Program Description

A new program established to provide financial relief for renters who have experienced a loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Program StatusAccepting Applicants
Start Date03/26/2020
Eligibility Criteria

• Household income must be at or below 60 percent of AMI.
• Must provide documentation showing an impact on employment or income beginning March 10, 2020, or later that is attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic. Examples include job layoff, reduced work hours, or the need to take unpaid leave due to childcare or other issues arising as a result of the health crisis.
• Must not be receiving any other federal rental assistance payment or subsidy.

Eligible Activities
  • Rent
Direct Recipient of Assistance
  • Landlord
Maximum Length of Assistance

No maximum assistance period

Maximum Assistance Available Per Household

$5,000 per household

Household Contribution RequirementsNone
Funding Source
  • State Funds
  • Other
Total Funding Amount of Program$5,000,000.00

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