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

Discover affordable housing in Harrington 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.

Diamond Court l & ll

35 Diamond Ct, Harrington, Delaware 19952

West Street Manor Apartments

700 Mason Ave, Harrington, Delaware 19952

Heritage Manor

131 W Center St, Harrington, Delaware 19952

Clarks Corner and Clarks Corner Annex

72 Clarks Cor, Harrington, Delaware 19952

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Harrington, Delaware
$12.66 (+96%) more than Delaware minimum wage and $18.66 (+257%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Harrington, 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), Public Housing, Moving to Work programs for Harrington, Delaware.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Harrington, Delaware.

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

How many renters live in Harrington, Delaware?

The City of Harrington has 3,770 people living in 1,458 households.

There are 1,511 renters living in 627 renter households in this City. Renters make up 40.08 percent of the population living in Harrington.

What is the rental market like in Harrington, Delaware?

There are an estimated 1,499 housing units in the Harrington area. Of these, 627 units are rental homes, making up 42 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Harrington, Delaware, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Harrington?

The rental vacancy rate in Harrington is 0 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 Harrington for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Harrington
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
75 101 294 157 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Harrington

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

How many renter households in Harrington are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 53 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 22 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Harrington

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,110 to $2,152. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,110
One BR $1,117
Two BR $1,368
Three BR $1,928
Four BR $2,152
2024 Fair Market Rents in Harrington, Delaware

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

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 45 60 percent
One BR 72 71 percent
Two BR 206 70 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Harrington, Delaware

How many affordable rental units are in Harrington?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 124
Public Housing 73
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 66
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Harrington, Delaware

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

Income Based Apartments in Harrington, Delaware

Harrington features 166 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 Harrington, Delaware

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harrington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harrington, Delaware

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Harrington landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Harrington.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Harrington, Delaware for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,231 and $1,505.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.