Redevelopment of The Flats progressing as Wilmington eyes other housing revitalization

Work to redevelop The Flats neighborhood on Wilmington’s West Side is moving to a new phase

With 221 new housing units in its signature redevelopment project on Wilmington’s West Side now complete, the Woodlawn Trustees are pushing ahead with the next phase of construction in The Flats and getting started on participating in Mayor Mike Purzycki’s plan to revitalize housing on the city’s East Side. Reconstruction of The Flats, the working-class community built […]

Woodlawn Trustees & Todmorden Foundation Break Ground on Phase 4, The Flats, Wilmington Affordable Housing Development Second phase of Bancroft affordable housing units underway

Woodlawn Trustees Inc. President & CEO Richard Przywara (2nd from left) and the Woodlawn Trustees board break ground on Phase 4 of The Flats.

Phase 4 will deliver more than 50 modern, affordable units for Wilmington’s low-income, disabled communities. My thanks to Richard Przywara and our friends at Woodlawn Trustees, as well as all of the project partners that are making this new vision of The Flats a reality.”— Wilmington City Mayor, Mike PurzyckiWILMINGTON, DELAWARE, UNITED STATES, January 28, […]

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Carney attends ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking for Phases I and II of Flats Redevelopment

People lifting shovels of dirt at project groundbreaking.

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney today helped celebrate progress toward housing redevelopment in the Flats neighborhood in Wilmington. Phases I and II of the Flats project, being redeveloped by the Todmorden Foundation and the Woodlawn Trustees, were supported by $6.5 million from Delaware’s Housing Development Fund, overseen by the Delaware State Housing Authority.Governor Carney: […]

Second phase of Bancroft affordable housing units underway

Chrissy Childs and her son Deric stand in front of their home in The Flats.

One historic Westside Wilmington neighborhood is undergoing a big transformation. A multi-phase affordable housing project called The Flats is replacing functionally obsolete housing units with brand new homes. Phase one of the project is now complete – with 72 units constructed. Donna Gooden with Woodlawn Trustees says all of those units have been leased. “We’re told […]