Low Income Apartments In Kent County
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Low Income Apartments In Kent County

Colony South

250 Williamsburg Dr
Milford, DE
Income Based
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Smyrna Gardens Apartments

105 Lawn Drive
Smyrna, DE
$575-645
2 BR
HCV Welcome

New Hope Housing II

S New St & S Queen St
Dover, DE
$360-550
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Heron Run

363 E. Commerce St.
Smyrna, DE
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Whatcoat Village Apts.

992 Whatcoat Drive
Dover, DE
$580-729
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Milford Crossing

806 Moyer Circle East
Milford, DE
2-3 BR
HCV Welcome

The Willows at Clearfield

125 Haman Dr
Dover, DE
HCV Welcome

The Willows at Dover

416 Sussex Ave
Dover, DE
Accessible
HCV Welcome

The Willows at Milford

151 Cascades Lane
Milford, DE
Accessible
HCV Welcome

The Village at McKee Branch

200 Harmony Lane
Dover, DE
$405-750
2-3 BR

There are 60 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 3,338 affordable apartments for rent in Kent County, Delaware. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 1,660 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 447 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Kent County. There are 1,546 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Other Housing Authorities located in Kent County

Housing Authority Programs
Dover Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Delaware State Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Delaware State Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kent County, Delaware

Kent County, DE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 60
Total Low Income Apartments 3,338
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 1,660
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Total Population 169,509
Housing Units 60,571
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $54,976 ±$1,350
Median Rent $985 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.73% ± 3.69pp

Population and Household Demographics

Kent County is a County in Delaware with a population of 169,509. There are 60,571 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 30.35% of households in Kent County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kent County

The median gross income for households in Kent County is $54,976 a year, or $4,581 a month. The median rent for the county is $985 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kent County, a household making less than $3,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Kent County.1

Fair Market Rents in Kent County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$853 $875 $1,034 $1,485 $1,790

Cities In Kent County

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City Listings Served By
Dover 28 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dover is the Dover Housing Authority.
Milford 16
Smyrna 8
Harrington 4
Felton 3
Bowers 0
Camden 0
Cheswold 0
Clayton 0
Dover Base Housing 0
Farmington 0
Frederica 0
Hartly 0
Highland Acres 0
Houston 0
Kent Acres 0
Kenton 0
Leipsic 0
Little Creek 0
Magnolia 0
Rising Sun Lebanon 0
Riverview 0
Rodney Village 0
Viola 0
Woodside 0
Woodside East 0
Wyoming 1
Rising Sun-Lebanon 0