Dover Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Dover, Delaware.

Waiting List
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Closed: Dover Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Open Until Further Notice: Dover Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Dover Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.This housing authority manages one community dedicated to senior/disabled individuals, and four communities for families, all are located throughout Dover.To apply for public housing you can stop by their office to pick up an application, during normal office hours, located at 76 Stevenson Dr., Dover, DE. An application can also be mailed to you by calling 302-678-1965.Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the above address.This housing authority does use a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: a local resident, living and/or working in Dover, substandard living, elderly, disabled, or a victim of domestic violence.For more information the housing authority can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 302-678-1965, during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Dover Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 509 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

76 Stevenson Drive, Dover, DE

(302) 678-1965

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Dover Housing Authority?

Dover Housing Authority serves 353 low-income households. The agency manages 254 Housing Choice Vouchers and 214 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Dover Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 65 percent of households served by Dover Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 88 percent of Dover Housing Authority households.

How many Dover Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 141 households and make up 40 percent of households served by Dover Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Dover Housing Authority?

There are 317 female-headed renter households living in Dover Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 90% of those served by the Dover Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Dover Housing Authority renters?

Black 304
White 28
Hispanic 21

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Dover Housing Authority?

There are 63 households headed by seniors served by the Dover Housing Authority. Senior households are 18% of households in Dover Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Dover Housing Authority housing?

There are 42 persons with disabilities living in Dover Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 12% of households served by the Dover Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Dover Housing Authority?

The Dover Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Dover Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Dover Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on July 29, 2014 and closed on July 31, 2014.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Dover Housing Authority

Owens Manor

426 S New St, Dover, Delaware 19904

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Derby Estates Phase I

1191 Jefferson Ct, Dover, Delaware 19904

payment Subsidized

Queen Manor Apartments

411 S Queen St, Dover, Delaware 19904

Senate View

1002 Hayes Cir, Dover, Delaware 19901

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Manchester Square

775 Bacon Ave, Dover, Delaware 19901

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible