New Castle County Housing Authority
77 Read's Way
New Castle, New Castle County, DE

302-395-5600

Waiting List Status: Closed


The New Castle County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.

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1,825

Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Section 8

Program Type

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New Castle County Housing Authority
77 Read's Way
New Castle, New Castle County, DE

302-395-5600

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The New Castle County Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 1,825 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, New Castle County Housing Authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

New Castle County Housing Authority is among the 33% of Delaware housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, New Castle County Housing Authority scored an average of 93 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 78 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Delaware is 70.10.

New Castle County Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Delaware housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)