Affordable Housing In Milford
Kent County, Delaware

Affordable Housing programs support 307 income based apartments in Milford where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 562 affordable apartments in Milford that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Milford, Delaware

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Milford. Go to the Delaware Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Milford.

Colony South

250 Williamsburg Dr
Milford, Delaware
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Mispillion Apartments

504 Mispillion Apartments
Milford, Delaware
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Milford Crossing

806 Moyer Circle East
Milford, Delaware
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

The Willows at Milford

151 Cascades Lane
Milford, Delaware
Accessible
Affordable

The Villas at Milford Crossing

806A Moyer Circle-East
Milford, Delaware
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

THE WILLOWS AT MILFORD

151 CASCADES LN
Milford, Delaware
$534-649
1-2 BR
Accessible
Rent Assisted
Supportive Housing
Affordable

Brightway Commons I & II

200 Tull Way
Milford, Delaware
Affordable

Silver Lakes Estates

5 Linstone Ln
Milford, Delaware
Rent Assisted

Dima X

36 W Clarke Ave
Milford, Delaware
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Brightway Commons Voa Affordable Housing Lp

201 Allenway
Milford, Delaware
Rent Assisted
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Milford, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Delaware State Housing Authority - Section 8 Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Delaware State Housing Authority - Public Housing Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work
Go to the Delaware Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Milford.

Milford, Delaware Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Milford, Delaware

Milford features 307 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 Milford, Delaware

There are 562 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Milford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Milford, Delaware

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Milford, Delaware for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,064 and $1,300.

2023 Milford, Delaware Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Milford, Delaware Fair Market Rent $979 $984 $1,182 $1,680 $1,893
Milford, Delaware Payment Standard Range $881 to $1,077 $886 to $1,082 $1,064 to $1,300 $1,512 to $1,848 $1,704 to $2,082

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Milford, DE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 869
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 307
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $45,368 ±$6,141
Median Rent $831 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.71% ± 10.29pp
Total Population 9,993

Population and Household Demographics

Milford is a city in Kent County, Delaware with a population of 9,993. There are 3,838 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 41.61% of households in Milford are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Milford

The median gross income for households in Milford is $45,368 a year, or $3,781 a month. The median rent for the city is $831 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Milford, a household making less than $2,770 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Milford.

Area Median Income In Milford

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Milford, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kent County.

In Milford, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,200

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Milford

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Milford

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Milford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,250 $18,550 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Milford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,050 $30,900 $34,750 $38,600 $41,700 $44,800 $47,900 $51,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Milford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,250 $49,400 $55,600 $61,750 $66,700 $71,650 $76,600 $81,550