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DCRAC offers tax help to Delawareans in need

A local community non-profit is helping Kent and Sussex residents with tax quandaries. The Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council or DCRAC held a Free Holiday Tax Counseling session today at their office in Georgetown. ...More

Foreclosures remain a drag on Delaware housing market

Foreclosures are expected to continue to pressure home prices, despite a moratorium in New Castle County on selling properties at sheriff’s sale for back taxes. Still, the moratorium created by New Castle County Executive Paul Clark's executive order earlier this month, and Clark's proposed amnesty ordinance that would waive the penalties on back property taxes that are paid in full by the end of May, offer hope for a small and especially vulnerable group of homeowners, said Carlos Herrera, housing clinic director for the Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council (DCRAC). Delaware is among the top 10 states in foreclosure rates, according to RealtyTrac, a California-based mortgage analyst. ...More