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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)


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.)


Transitional Housing

Financial Need

Definition: Lack of money to pay for housing.

Lack of available affordable housing.