The mission of the Community Development and Housing Division, is to administer housing and community development programs for residents of New Castle County. The department provides a wide spectrum of community development services within the confines of the county, outside the metropolitan areas of Wilmington and Newark.
1/19/22: All US Households are Eligible for Four (4) free Rapid Covid-19 Test Kits, which can be ordered at COVIDtests.gov.
Some families living in apartments or other multi-family dwellings may encounter problems due to a bug. Affected households can file a service inquiry through the post office to resolve the issue and order their test kits.
7/31/21: the nationwide eviction moratorium ended. Residents who owe back rent or mortgage, are facing eviction, or are in need of other housing-related assistance are encouraged to utilize the resources below:
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) can offer help with past due rent, security deposits, moving aid and more. You can learn more about the ERAP program here.