Delaware State Housing Authority

18 the Green
Dover, Kent County, Delaware 19901

Delaware State Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Dover, Delaware that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Moving to Work programs. As of August 20th, 2019, Delaware State Housing Authority has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Kent and Sussex County, Delaware Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Elderly/Disabled Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Delaware State Housing Authority serves Delaware.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Kent and Sussex County, Delaware Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Elderly/Disabled Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Delaware State Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Kent and Sussex County, Delaware Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Delaware State Housing Authority (DHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

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

There are four ways to apply:

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Call (888) 363-8808 to request an application by mail.
  3. Pick up an application at the DSHA waiting list office, located at Liberty Court, 1289 W. Walker Road, Dover, Delaware 19904.
  4. Download and print the application online here.

This waiting list has 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 will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences. The DSHA operates a single waiting list for its housing programs.

For more information, visit the DSHA website, or call the office at (302) 739-4263.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (319) 739-7416.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/30/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

As of July 2017, the Delaware State Housing Authority (DHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications.

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

There are four ways to apply:

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Call (888) 363-8808 to request an application by mail.
  3. Pick up an application at the DSHA waiting list office, located at Liberty Court, 1289 W. Walker Road, Dover, Delaware 19904.
  4. Download and print the application online here.

This waiting list has 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 will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences. The DSHA operates a single waiting list for its housing programs.

For more information, visit the DSHA website, or call the office at (302) 739-4263.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (302)739-4263.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/17/2017.

Open Until Further Notice: Elderly/Disabled Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Delaware State Housing Authority (DHA) is currently accepting Elderly/Disabled Housing waiting list applications.

There are four ways to apply:

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Call (888) 363-8808 to request an application by mail.
  3. Pick up an application at the DSHA waiting list office, located at Liberty Court, 1289 W. Walker Road, Dover, Delaware 19904.
  4. Download and print the application online here.

This waiting list has 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 will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences. The DSHA operates a single waiting list for its housing programs.

For more information, visit the DSHA website, or call the office at (302) 739-4263.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (302)739-4263.

Last Updated on 04/20/2017.

About Delaware State Housing Authority

More information about Delaware State Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.destatehousing.com. Representatives of Delaware State Housing Authority may be available by phone at (302) 739-4263. Unless otherwise noted applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/20/2019, it is not known if Delaware State Housing Authority 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 Operated by Delaware State Housing Authority

Laverty Lane

7 Laverty Ln
Bridgeville, DE

Peach Circle and Holly Square

104 Peach Cir
Smyrna, DE

Mclane Gardens and Mclane Garden Annex

104 McLane Gdns
Smyrna, DE

Scattered Sites ( Kent )

106 Tupelo Ct
Felton, DE

Scattered Site Kent Co

39 Edgewood Rd
Dover, DE

Apartment Communities managed by Delaware State Housing Authority

Huling Cove Annex

1142 Savannah Road
Lewes, DE
Subsidized

Laurel Commons

100 Laurel Commons Lane
Laurel, DE
$650
1 BR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized
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