Thank you for visiting our site. Delaware State Housing Authority is committed to providing accurate information and protecting the rights of our visitors. The following policy describes how we use any information gathered on our site. This Website contains links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by Delaware State Housing Authority. Please be aware that Delaware State Housing Authority is not responsible for the privacy practices or other content of such websites. This Policy applies only to information collected by this Website.

A Privacy Partnership:

Your privacy with respect to the use of this Website results from a partnership between the Delaware State Housing Authority and you, the user. At this Website, we attempt to protect your privacy to the maximum extent possible. However, because some of the information that we receive through this Website may be subject to the Delaware Freedom of Information Act, Title 29, Chapter 100 of the Delaware Code, we cannot ensure absolute privacy. Information that you provide to us through this site may be made available to members of the public under that law. This policy informs you of the information that we collect from you at this site, what we do with it, to whom it may be disseminated, and how you can access it. Based on this information, you can make an informed choice about your use of this site. You can maximize the benefits of your privacy partnership with Delaware State Housing Authority by making informed choices about whether to share personally identifiable information with us through this site.

Personally Identifiable Information: 

We use the term “personally identifiable information” to mean any information that could reasonably be used to identify you, including your name, address, e-mail address, Social Security number, birth date, bank account information, credit card information, or any combination of information that could be used to identify you.

Dissemination of Your Personally Identifiable Information:

Delaware State Housing Authority will not distribute, share, sell, or lease your information to third parties for direct marketing or e-mail marketing purposes. The information collected at this Website will remain confidential to the extent permitted by state or federal law. State law may, however, require disclosure upon request of certain information collected at this site should it be deemed “public information” under the Delaware Freedom of Information Act. To learn more about requirements for requests, and information that may be disclosed in response to a request, consult the Delaware Freedom of Information Act, Title 29, Chapter 100 of the Delaware Code.

Collection and use of online information for web statistics:

Please be assured that as you explore our site we do not collect any sensitive data that you would not want us to know without your consent.

The information we track includes the number of visitors to our site (and individual pages), the country from where the user is connecting, the browser being used, keywords from search engines and links from online directories used to find us. This information assists us with our site development. Our goal is to use any information we track to continue to make the site user friendly for all of our visitors.

Please feel free to contact the Delaware State Housing Authority should you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy.

Applicants for DEHAP Rental Assistance agree to the following:
DSHA will maintain information submitted in accordance with its record retention policy, and applicable state and federal law.
IF FOR ANY REASON YOU BELIEVE THAT YOUR ACCOUNT PRIVACY HAS BEEN BREACHED THROUGH THE USE OF OUR SITE, CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY AT dehap@destatehousing.com
Authorization to share info – User authorizes DSHA and its Affiliates to release/exchange information from user’s records to third party contractors, monitoring agencies, compliance or audit reviews, or service providers in order to further the purposes of the DE HAP application and the program at DSHA’s discretion. Information provided by User is subject to required reporting and may be subject to required public disclosure as limited by law and User consents to such use as may be required by law.