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The mission of the Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) is to promote sound housing and community development in Delaware County with the use of federal, state and local resources. OHCD is responsible for the planning , administration, and oversight of three federal programs: the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) , HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Programs. The office is also charged with oversight of state initiatives funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and County initiatives, as funds become available.

Delaware County has prepared a Proposed 5-Year Consolidated Plan and 1-Year Action Plan for its Housing and Community Development Programs.  These documents are required for direct assistance under HUD programs including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs.

Draft Consolidated Plan FY 2018-2022

FY 2018 List of Activities

FY 2017 CAPER Executive Summary

Annual Community Assessment Letter – Program Year 2016

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About Delaware County

Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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