What is DE NAHRO


DE NAHRO is a professional organization for those who develop, administer, and or implement housing and community development programs. Organized in 1982, DE NAHRO incorporated as an IRS 501 ( c ) 3 non-profit corporation in 1989.

Congratulations to Karen Spellman for receiving the 2018 Ambassador Award and Maria Bynum for receiving the 2018 Robert S. Moyer Award.  Both have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of Delaware’s low income families. For more details about the many accomplishments of these amazing women, please click on General Info & News at the top of the page. 

The 2018 Housing America Poster Contests winners have been announced.  Click on General Info & News at the top of the page to see the winners.  Congratulations to the winners of the Contest and to the 53 youth that participated in the contest.  

Mission Statement

The MISSION of DE NAHRO is to provide opportunity for professional growth and development of its members, and to be a leading advocate in Delaware for the provision of adequate, affordable housing and strong viable communities.

Who Should Join DE NAHRO

  • Non-profit agencies including local governments, affordable housing developers and managers, social service or counseling agencies that work with clients in affordable rental or homeownership housing.
  • For-profit housing developers, managers and financial institutions
  • Individual members drawn mainly from the categories above

DE NAHRO is organized as a state chapter of NAHRO – the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials. NAHRO is a national leader in affordable housing advocacy and training for housing and community development professionals. DE NAHRO is also affiliated with MARC NAHRO, the Middle Atlantic Regional Council of State Chapters in New Jersey, New York , Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Washington DC and Virginia.