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Delaware Partners: Housing

Delaware Partners brings together public libraries with government agencies, non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and more across all disciplines to maximize resources and opportunities for Delawareans.

Shelter & Housing

In 2018, Delaware had an estimated 1,082 experiencing homelessness on any given day (U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness) https://www.usich.gov/homelessness-statistics/de

Homelessness

Definition: Lack of housing

Insecure Housing

Definition: Lack of permanent housing. This person may be in temporary emergency housing (shelter) or "couch surfing". 

Housing is unhealthy (lack of heat, drinking water, mold, lead, etc.)

Financial Need

Definition: Lack of money to pay for housing.

Lack of available affordable housing.