Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office

18 The Green
Dover, Kent County, Delaware 19904

Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Moving to Work programs.

Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office offers Public Housing and Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Kent County and Sussex County.

Waiting list information for the Delaware State Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program can be found here.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office Public Housing Closed

Other Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office Waiting Lists

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

The Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is closed.

The DSHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of July 1, 2017, until March 18, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: Program participants, except the elderly or disabled, must also be enrolled in the Moving to Work (MTW) program.

There were four ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Call the DSHA to request an application by mail.
  3. Pick up an application at the DSHA waiting list office..
  4. Print the paper application.

Once the paper application was completed, it was either emailed, mailed or faxed to the DSHA. Any applications received after March 18, 2022 will be returned.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Kent or Sussex County.
  • Working more than 20 hours per week. 
  • Veteran.
  • Head of household and spouse/co-head have never participated in the Moving to Work Program.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences. 

For more information, the DSHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DSHA on March 9, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Kent and Sussex County, Delaware. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 03/19/2022.

About Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office

More information about Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office can be found on its website at http://www.destatehousing.com.

Representatives of Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office may be available by phone at (302) 739-4263. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/14/2022, it is not known if Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office

Laverty Lane

7 Laverty Ln
Bridgeville, Delaware

Peach Circle and Holly Square

104 Peach Cir
Smyrna, Delaware

Mclane Gardens and Mclane Garden Annex

104 McLane Gdns
Smyrna, Delaware

Scattered Sites ( Kent )

106 Tupelo Ct
Felton, Delaware

Scattered Site Kent Co

39 Edgewood Rd
Dover, Delaware

Clarks Corner and Clarks Corner Annex

72 Clarks Cor
Harrington, Delaware

Mifflin Meadows

46 Mifflin Mdws
Dover, Delaware

Low Income Housing Managed by Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office

Huling Cove Annex

1142 Savannah Road
Lewes, Delaware
Subsidized

Laurel Commons

100 Laurel Commons Lane
Laurel, Delaware
1 BR
62+
Subsidized
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

H FLETCHER BROWN APARTMENTS

1010 N BROOM ST
Wilmington, Delaware
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Supportive Housing