Coronavirus Resources for Renters
We understand that as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the nation, many of our renters will be impacted financially. The federal and state governments have released several plans to assist those affected. Below please find links to some of the resources that have been made available.

The Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DEHAP) offers COVID-19 rental assistance for families struggling to pay rent because of the pandemic. If you have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are struggling to pay your rent, you may be eligible for rental assistance from the DSHA. Help is available for current or past due rent at We are excited to participate in this program as we know many have been impacted by the events of the last year and need some relief. Eligible households may receive assistance with past due rent from April 2020 – on and may receive up to three months of future rent up to a total maximum of 15 months.

Fannie Mae’s Disaster Response Network™ can help you navigate your financial challenges with free support from HUD-approved housing adviser, including personalized recovery assessment and action plan, help working with your housing situation, financial coaching and budgeting, access to Clearpoint’s* Project Porchlight Online tools and resources and ongoing check-ins to help ensure a successful recovery.   

In Delaware, unemployment benefits are available to individuals who are unemployed through no fault of their own. If an employer must shut down operations and no work is available, individuals may be eligible for unemployment benefits if they meet the necessary criteria. Employees who are working reduced hours may be eligible and must report their gross wages at the time they are earned, not paid. Delaware makes no distinction between part time and full time employees who are completely unemployed. Click here for more information.


CDC Guidance on Coronavirus

State of Delaware's Coronovirus Information Page

New Castle County Coronavirus Information Page

Delaware Health and Social Food Supplemental Program (SNAP) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a food supplemental program that enables low-income families to buy a variety of food that is the basis for better nutrition. Benefits are issued electronically to the family's Delaware Food First card each month. This is an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. The Food Supplement Program recipient uses this card at local grocery stores to access his/her food benefit. To apply for (SNAP) food supplemental benefits Click Here.

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. If you need assistance coping, they are taking HelpLine calls during normal business hours. You can also email requests to You can call their HelpLine at 888-427-2643. If the automated greeting answers, please select option 1.