Delaware State Housing Authority

General Information

The Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) was created in 1968. Today, DSHA functions as a government agency as well as an entrepreneurial developer and lending institution. In addition to its role as the State's housing finance agency, DSHA owns and operates public housing and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) properties, administers the Housing Choice Voucher, Family Unification and HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) programs, 811 Mainstream vouchers, and acts as a community development organization.

DSHA currently operates approximately 300 public housing units and 1,300 Housing Choice Voucher units.

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MTW Status

DSHA first became part of the MTW demonstration in 1999 as one of the original MTW agencies. DSHA signed the Standard Agreement in 2008, extending its participation through its 2018 fiscal year. As a result of Congress passing the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, DSHA’s MTW Agreement was modified and extended to the end of its Fiscal Year 2028.

Last updated April 12, 2024