A Guide to the Housing and
Community Development Programs
Director: John E. Pickett
600 N. Jackson Street, Suite 101
Media, PA 19063
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, under the direction of John E. Pickett, AICP, is responsible for the planning, administration, and oversight of three federal programs: the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grants (H/ESG) Programs. The office is also charged with oversight of state revitalization initiatives funded through the Department of Community and Economic Development.
The Don't Borrow Trouble Suburban Philadelphia Campaign is a public education initiative whose focus is to assist consumers in avoiding foreclosure and predatory lending.
Call the helpline at 888-275-8843 or visit http://www.dontborrowtroublesepa.org for assistance.
CLARIFI provides financial counseling services at three locations in Delaware County.
Contact CCCSDV at 800-989-2227 or visit http://www.clarifi.org for more information.
EnergyWorks - an energy efficient home improvement program