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Office of Housing & Community Development

Affordable Housing Developments

Since 1992 Delaware County has invested $28,835,046 through HOME Investment Partnerships, Community Development Block Grant and local Affordable Housing Fund Program resources for the development of affordable housing units. These investments have resulted in a variety of projects throughout Delaware County.

62 units have been developed and sold to qualified homeowners at the following sites:

  • Central Avenue, Chester City (16 units)
  • Crozer Hills, Chester City (13 units)
  • Wellington Heights, Chester City (30 units)
  • Parker Place, Chester City (3 units)

Delaware County Housing Authority Units
266 rental units have been developed and are owned and managed by the Delaware County Housing Authority (DCHA), including:

Fairgrounds, Chester Township

  • New construction of Phase I (73 units), Phase II (71 units), and Phase IV (71 units) town homes.

Upland Terrace, Upland Borough

  • 51 two- to five-bedroom town homes.

Coming Soon: Kinder Park Phase I – Construction of 48 new town homes scheduled to be completed in fall 2015.

General Rental Units
Delaware County has assisted in the development of 277 units in several private rental housing developments.

These are:

Chester Housing Authority

Community Action Agency

Pennrose Management Group

Senior Housing Units
Delaware County has assisted in the development of 315 units in several private senior rental housing developments. These are:

Community Action Agency

Genesis ElderCare Network Services, Inc.

Ingerman Group

Pennrose Management Group

The Shelter Group

Simpson Senior Services

Affordable Housing Resources 
Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) -provides a free and easy to use service to residents searching for affordable apartments in the Commonwealth. Information can be searched by city, county or zip code

Delaware County Housing Authority (DCHA) - operates Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (formerly Section 8) Programs throughout Delaware County.

Chester Housing Authority (CHA) – operates Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (formerly Section 8) Programs in the City of Chester.  

For further information on the HOME Program, please contact:

Office of Housing and Community Development
600 North Jackson Street, Suite 101
Media, PA 19063-2561
(610) 891-5425, FAX (610) 566-0532

Office Hours: Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

OHCD provides services without regard to race, religion,
color, sex physical condition, or age. Equal Housing Opportunities.


201 West Front Street, Media, PA 19063
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