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

Discover affordable housing in Milton where there are 5+ 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.

Milton Landing

1000 Palmer Street Ext, Milton, Delaware 19968

Luther Towers of Milton

500 Palmer St, Milton, Delaware 19968

Park Royal Apartments

501 Palmer St, Milton, Delaware 19968

Luther Gardens Annex

1500 Luther Cir, Milton, Delaware 19968

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Spinnaker Lane Supported Living

425 S Spinnaker Lane, Milton, Delaware 19968

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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 Milton, 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 Milton, Delaware
$24.58/hour
$11.33 (+86%) more than Delaware minimum wage and $17.33 (+239%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Milton, Delaware Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Milton, 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 Milton, Delaware.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Milton, Delaware.

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

How many renters live in Milton, Delaware?

The City of Milton has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 28.84 percent of the population living in Milton.

What is the rental market like in Milton, Delaware?

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

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Milton?

The rental vacancy rate in Milton 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 Milton for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Milton
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 82 105 91 48
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Milton

A large number of apartments in Milton 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 Milton

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $909 to $2,037. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $909
One BR $988
Two BR $1,298
Three BR $1,656
Four BR $2,037
2024 Fair Market Rents in Milton, Delaware

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

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
One BR 82 100 percent
Two BR 96 91 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Milton, Delaware

How many affordable rental units are in Milton?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Milton, Delaware

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

Income Based Apartments in Milton, Delaware

Milton features 85 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 Milton, Delaware

There are 66 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Milton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Milton, Delaware

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Milton landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Milton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Milton, Delaware for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,168 and $1,428.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.