Affordable Housing In Millsboro
Sussex County, Delaware

Affordable Housing programs support 57 income based apartments in Millsboro where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 380 affordable apartments in Millsboro that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Millsboro, Delaware

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

Millsboro Village Apartments I

210 Thomas Taylor Drive
Millsboro, Delaware
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Rent Assisted
Affordable

Brandywine Apartments

401 Monroe
Millsboro, Delaware
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

The Villages at Iron Branch

17 Parker Cir
Millsboro, Delaware
$704-907
2-3 BR
Affordable

VILLAGE AT IRON BRANCH

10 HALL HERITAGE CIRCLE
Millsboro, Delaware
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accessible
Rent Assisted
Accessible

Millsboro Village II

701 Stanford Bratton Dr
Millsboro, Delaware
Rent Assisted

Lingo Creek Apartments

32980 Shoppes At Long Neck Blvd
Millsboro, Delaware
Affordable

Mill Chase Apartments

14 Mill Chase Cir
Millsboro, Delaware
Affordable

Old Landing Apartments

100 White St
Millsboro, Delaware
Affordable

Brandywine III

401 Wilson Highway
Millsboro, Delaware
Affordable

Old Landing Apartments II

29320 White St
Millsboro, Delaware
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Millsboro

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Millsboro, 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 Millsboro.

Millsboro, Delaware Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Millsboro, Delaware

Millsboro features 57 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 Millsboro, Delaware

There are 380 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Millsboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Millsboro, Delaware

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Millsboro, Delaware for a two-bedroom apartment is between $995 and $1,217.

2023 Millsboro, 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
Millsboro, Delaware Fair Market Rent $744 $840 $1,106 $1,443 $1,758
Millsboro, Delaware Payment Standard Range $670 to $818 $756 to $924 $995 to $1,217 $1,299 to $1,587 $1,582 to $1,934

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Millsboro, DE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 473
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 57
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $46,350 ±$14,504
Median Rent $765 ±$268
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.73% ± 20.87pp
Total Population 4,050

Population and Household Demographics

Millsboro is a city in Sussex County, Delaware with a population of 4,050. There are 1,655 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 45.08% of households in Millsboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Millsboro

The median gross income for households in Millsboro is $46,350 a year, or $3,863 a month. The median rent for the city is $765 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Millsboro, a household making less than $2,550 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Millsboro.

Area Median Income In Millsboro

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 Millsboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sussex County.

In Millsboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,900

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 Millsboro

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 Millsboro

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Millsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,650 $20,200 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Millsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Millsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,050 $53,800 $60,500 $67,200 $72,600 $78,000 $83,350 $88,750