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December 2019
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Habitat For Humanity To Finish Building 7 Homes On Wilmington’s East Side

In addition to the five homes it will build along the 800 block of Bennett Street on Wilmington’s East Side called Amala Way, Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County today joined with Mayor Mike Purzycki to announce that it will add to that original project by completing seven additional homes across the street, which were begun in 2015 but left unfinished last year by the Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP).

[continue reading on Patch.com]

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December 2019
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More renters become homeowners through expanded Habitat for Humanity partnership

Twelve new homes will be built on both sides of Bennett Street on Wilmington’s East Side, continuing a pattern of revitalization in the area led by Habitat for Humanity and the City of Wilmington.

Ground was broken for five of the homes Friday morning. Across the street, seven more units are partially completed. They were started in 2015 but not completed by the Wilmington Housing Partnership.

[continue reading on WDEL]

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December 2019
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New habitat development key to revitalizing Eastside: Opinion

How to reduce crime, improve the quality of life and revitalize Wilmington’s Eastside is a conundrum that has plagued the city for years.

With the public safety elements that accompany the presence of vacant and abandoned properties tossed in the mix, community policing seems an obvious and necessary component of the neighborhood revitalization solution.

[continue reading on Delaware Online]

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May 2019
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Habitat for Humanity New Castle County Builds Milestone 250th Home

On Dec. 3, 2018, Tiffany Wallace was able to pick out the color of her kitchen cabinets—a rich espresso. Her new home will have hardwood floors, tan carpets and marble granite countertops.

It’s a process that many new homeowners go through every day. But for Wallace, the choice was extra meaningful because she will be the owner of the 250th home built by Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County, now in its 33rd year.

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