Community Development and Housing 

Mission

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.


**Announcement:  CD&H Suspends Office Visits and Inspections amid COVID-19 Outbreak**

Due to concerns about the Corona Virus pandemic, effective March 16, 2020, our offices will continue to function but the Gilliam Building will be closed to the public. Home inspections throughout the department have also been suspended through mid-April, at which time we will re-evaluate the situation. For further questions, please contact us. 

As of April 1, 2020, there will no longer be a dropbox available outside the Gilliam Building. All correspondence for the department should be sent through mail or email.

When mailing any payments please only submit check or money orders. For all loan payments we will waive interest during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

New Castle County and City of Wilmington

Public Notice

Foreclosure Information

Use the following resources if you are facing the possibility of foreclosure:

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