Housing Authority: No federal money had to be returned by Oct. 4

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

  As of August, the state Housing Authority had only allocated10.3% of cash it was given to help Delaware renters. Photy by Photomix/Pexels   It’s unclear how much the Delaware State Housing Authority has spent of the nearly $300 million it has received for rental assistance. While some officials had feared that updated guidance from the U.S. Treasury would require …

Ben Addi leaving cabinet for DSU; Eugene Young picked to replace him

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

Anas Ben Addi The director of the Delaware State Housing Authority is quitting Gov. John Carney’s cabinet to become the new chief financial officer at Delaware State University. Carney plans to nominate Eugene Young Jr., now president and CEO of the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, to replace him. Anas Ben Addi, the state’s high-ranking Muslim civil servant, has served as …

State ‘Kiss your landlord goodbye’ program helps Milford woman buy house

Terry Rogers Government

  Darlene Simmons owned her own home prior to her husband’s death in 2016. Circumstances required her to sell that home and begin renting, something she knew she didn’t want to do for long. “I made an appointment with Delaware State Housing Authority to talk to them about what they had available, but I cancelled the first one,” Simmons said. …