Low Income Apartments In New Castle County
Delaware

Low Income Apartments In New Castle County

West Center Village

606 N Jefferson St
Wilmington, DE
Income Based
2-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Cheltenham Village

1201 Kingstown
Newark, DE
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Overlook Colony

3207 E Brandywine Ave
Claymont, DE
Income Based
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Victoria Mews Apartments

13-D O
Newark, DE
$671-770
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Flats Phase I

525 N Union Street
Wilmington, DE
$330-1,026
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Birchwood at Rodney Court

1100 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
$652-735
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Farrand Village Apartments

16 Deville Circle
Wilmington, DE
$760-820
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Clayton Courts

504 N DuPont St
Wilmington, DE
Income Based
Studio-3 BR
Subsidized

Mother Teresa House

829 N Church St
Wilmington, DE
Income Based
1 BR
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Compton Apartments

650 N. Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE
1-2 BR
Subsidized

There are 111 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 9,070 affordable apartments for rent in New Castle County, Delaware. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 5,279 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 2,683 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in New Castle County. There are 3,713 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve New Castle County

Housing Authority Programs
New Castle County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in New Castle County

Housing Authority Programs
Wilmington Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing; Family Self-sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing
Newark Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Castle County, Delaware

New Castle County, DE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 111
Total Low Income Apartments 9,070
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 5,279
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Total Population 549,643
Housing Units 202,268
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $65,476 ±$783
Median Rent $1,038 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.88% ± 1.66pp

Population and Household Demographics

New Castle County is a County in Delaware with a population of 549,643. There are 202,268 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 30.95% of households in New Castle County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Castle County

The median gross income for households in New Castle County is $65,476 a year, or $5,456 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,038 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Castle County, a household making less than $3,460 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.88% of households who rent are overburdened in New Castle County.1

Fair Market Rents in New Castle 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
$840 $992 $1,200 $1,503 $1,715

Cities In New Castle County

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City Listings Served By
Wilmington 72 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wilmington are the Wilmington Housing Authority and New Castle County Housing Authority.
Newark 18 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newark are the Newark Housing Authority and New Castle County Housing Authority.
New Castle 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Castle is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Claymont 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Claymont is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Middletown 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Townsend 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Townsend is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Hockessin 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hockessin is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Arden 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arden is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Ardencroft 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ardencroft is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Ardentown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ardentown is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Bear 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bear is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Bellefonte 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellefonte is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Brookside 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookside is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Delaware City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delaware City is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Edgemoor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgemoor is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Elsmere 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elsmere is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Glasgow 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glasgow is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Greenville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenville is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Newport 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newport is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
North Star 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Star is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Odessa 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Odessa is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Pike Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pike Creek is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Pike Creek Valley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pike Creek Valley is the New Castle County Housing Authority.
Wilmington Manor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilmington Manor is the New Castle County Housing Authority.