Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Claymont, DE

Discover affordable housing in Claymont where there are 4+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Overlook Colony

3207 E Brandywine Ave, Claymont, Delaware 19703

bed 1-3

Stoneybrook Apartments

1114 Andrea Ct, Claymont, Delaware 19703

Bnai Brith House - De

8000 Society Dr, Claymont, Delaware 19703

Greentree Village Apartments

1000 Cedartree Ln, Claymont, Delaware 19703

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Claymont, Delaware

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Claymont, Delaware
$32.90/hour
$19.65 (+148%) more than Delaware minimum wage and $25.65 (+354%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Claymont, Delaware Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Claymont, Delaware?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Claymont, Delaware.

Go to the Delaware Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Claymont.

How many renters live in Claymont, Delaware?

The City of Claymont has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 42.57 percent of the population living in Claymont.

What is the rental market like in Claymont, Delaware?

There are an estimated housing units in the Claymont area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Claymont, Delaware, there are 1.03 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Claymont?

The rental vacancy rate in Claymont is 1 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Claymont for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Claymont
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
12 756 723 204 216
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Claymont

A large number of apartments in Claymont have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Claymont

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,303 to $2,422. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,303
One BR $1,451
Two BR $1,737
Three BR $2,100
Four BR $2,422
2024 Fair Market Rents in Claymont, Delaware

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Claymont?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 7 58 percent
One BR 633 84 percent
Two BR 549 76 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Claymont, Delaware

How many affordable rental units are in Claymont?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Claymont, Delaware including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Claymont, Delaware

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Claymont, Delaware

Claymont features 220 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Claymont, Delaware

There are 321 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Claymont.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Claymont, Delaware

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Claymont landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Claymont.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Claymont, Delaware for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,563 and $1,911.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.