An Affordable Home-Ownership Opportunity

Located in the Quaker Hill neighborhood known for its rich history and unique architecture, Willing Street Artist Village is the first artist’s housing development for homeownership. Conveniently located to downtown Wilmington, Willing Street Artist Village is currently redeveloping 10 housing units as 7 condos and 3 single family homes with 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms floorplans that are and 850 – 1400 square feet. All properties will have separate studio/work spaces.

Creative District Wilmington is partnering with Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware to prepare artists, entrepreneurs, and the other interested individuals for homeownership in Willing Street Artist Village.

Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware will help – you, the Buyer - understand and get ready for homeownership by assisting with:

Steps to qualify:

You must be a first time homebuyer or not have owned a home in 3 years.Your household income must meet the following guideline:

1 person household: income cannot exceed $ 68,160

2 person household: income cannot exceed $ 77,880

3 person household: income cannot exceed $ 87,600

4 person household: income cannot exceed $ 97,320

Be a THRIVING Artist – not a starving artist!

The cost of living is always rising, Willing Street Artist Village is an affordable artist housing opportunity designed to help you manage your living expenses while expanding your creative endeavors.

With this home buyers program, you can own a home with studio space for less than what you pay in rent now.

Estimated mortgage payments:

$60,000 30 years $500.00

$90,000 30 years $650.00

$120,000 30 years $875.00

Approximate prices of $60,000 to $70,000 for one-bedroom condos and $125,000 to $140,000 for single family homes. This is an example of estimated costs and does not reflect actual costs. Prices subject to change.

Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware, Inc. (ICHDE) is a not-for-profit development corporation that strengthens Delaware communities and services low- and moderate-income households. ICHDE was founded more than 40 years ago and is currently the largest statewide, not-for-profit community housing organization in Delaware.

The Creative District and the Willing Street Artist Village is generously supported by Bank of America, City of Wilmington, Delaware Division of the Arts, Delaware State Housing Authority, Delmarva Power, JPMorgan Chase, Longwood Foundation, NCALL Research, NeighborWorks America, TD Bank Foundation, United Way of Delaware and WSFS Bank.

For more Artist Housing information, contact: Janine Torres: | 302.652.3991 |

For more Creative District Wilmington, contact: Laura Semmelroth: | 302.425.5500

Willing Street Artist Village operates in accordance with Federal Fair Housing Laws. We do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.


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