Building Communities, One Home at a Time
Your Housing and Financial Life Raft!
The mission of the Delaware Federation of Housing Counselors (DFHC) is to serve as a united, cohesive partnership of housing and financial professionals statewide who provide tools, education, and resources focused on improving the quality of life for the communities we serve
Step-by-step guidance through the home buying process, including education on mortgage loans and down-payment assistance.
Review your options, discuss relief options, develop a strategy, and guidance through the mortgage foreclosure process.
Explore your housing options, learn about security deposit assistance programs, and be advised of your rights as a tenant.
Credit & Budget
Learn how to build your credit, reduce your debt, avoid foreclosure, and enhance your overall financial well-being.
Step-by-step guidance through the settlement process, improve money management, deal with home improvements, and more.
Annual Meet & Greet
The Delaware Federation of Housing Counselors had their first annual meet and greet. Two of the Founding members were in attendance, Gladys Spikes who is the Executive Director of Housing Opportunities of Northern Delaware (HOND) and Bernice Edwards who is the Executive Director of First State Community Action Agency.
The event was held on February 25th and had an amazing turnout at our Annual Meet & Greet. We had over 50 attendees. There were representatives from $tand By Me, Central, Sussex and New Castle County Habitat for Humanity, City of Dover, Clarifi, DCRAC, Department of Justice, Diamond State Community Land Trust, Delaware State Housing Authority, First State Community Action Agency, HOND, Housing Alliance DE, HUD, Interfaith, Milford Housing, NCALL, Neighborhood House, New Castle County, USDA, YWCA, and Legal Service Corporation of Delaware.
We all learned about the amazing work that these agencies are doing and how we can utilize their programs to better the lives of Delaware residents.