On Tuesday, July 18, 2017 County Bank presented Milford Housing Development Corporation (MHDC) with a $2,500 grant to support MHDC’s Self-Help Housing Program. MHDC is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing solutions to people of modest means. The Self-Help Housing Program was established by USDA Rural Development over 40 years ago, utilizing a sweat equity model. MHDC is the only agency in Delaware offering the program and has assisted close to 200 families realize their dream of homeownership. Currently, MHDC’s Self-Help families average $32,000 in sweat equity per home.
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