Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Rehoboth Beach, DE

Discover affordable housing in Rehoboth Beach where there are 2+ 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.

East Atlantic

35694 East Atlantic Circle, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971

East Atlantic Apartments

100 E Atlantic Cir, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971

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accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Rehoboth Beach, 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
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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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
$11.33 (+86%) more than Delaware minimum wage and $17.33 (+239%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Rehoboth Beach, 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 Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

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

How many renters live in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware?

The City of Rehoboth Beach has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 13.34 percent of the population living in Rehoboth Beach.

What is the rental market like in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware?

There are an estimated housing units in the Rehoboth Beach area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, there are 1.41 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Rehoboth Beach?

The rental vacancy rate in Rehoboth Beach is 23 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Rehoboth Beach for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Rehoboth Beach
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
10 27 46 21 10
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Rehoboth Beach

A large number of apartments in Rehoboth Beach 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 Rehoboth Beach

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 Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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

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
Studio 4 40 percent
One BR 0 100 percent
Two BR 13 28 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

How many affordable rental units are in Rehoboth Beach?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Public Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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

Income Based Apartments in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Rehoboth Beach features 0 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 Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

There are 94 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rehoboth Beach.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rehoboth Beach landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Rehoboth Beach.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.