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Many searching for rental housing are coming up short as rent prices surge.

Staff at New Castle County’s Hope Center are focused on helping those experiencing homelessness identify available—and affordable—units.

Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt visited the hotel-turned-homeless-shelter this week to learn more about efforts to help people caught in the rental crunch.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

It’s been the better part of a year since the hotel-turned-homeless-shelter owned by New Castle County opened. Now its focus is shifting. 

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The new hotel-turned-homeless-shelter in New Castle received some necessary items as part of Martin Luther King Day of Service. 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The hotel-turned-homeless-shelter in New Castle began taking its first referrals through the state last week. 


The New Castle County Hope Center’s first residents arrived almost three weeks ago.