Del. Rental Assistance Program applications reopened
DOVER, Del. – The Delaware State Housing Authority has announced that the DEHAP Rental Assistance Program has reopened.
All applications submitted from today on will be reviewed for eligibility under the new program guidelines. Those guidelines include:
- Eligible households must be at 50% Area Median Income or less and provide documentation to verify their income
- Households may receive a maximum rental assistance amount of $1,500 per month and a maximum utility assistance amount of $500 per month
- Households may still receive up to 18 months of assistance for past due, current, and future rent, and up to 18 months of assistance for past due and current utilities
Households who submitted applications before the application portal paused on September 9th have until Friday, October 14th to provide any missing documentation required to process their application. If missing documentation is not received by the deadline, the application will close out and the applicant will need to reapply under the new program guidelines.
For more information on the program, click here.