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

Discover affordable housing in Seaford where there are 13+ 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.

Greenside Manor

504 Cypress Drive, Seaford, Delaware 19973

bed 1-2

Meadowbridge Apartments

500 Findley Way, Unit 101, Seaford, Delaware 19973

bed 2

Chandler Heights

2 Chandler St, Seaford, Delaware 19973

bed 1-3

Seaford Apartments

1200 Tull Drive, Seaford, Delaware 19973

bed 1-2

Seaford Meadows

122 Seaford Meadows Drive, Seaford, Delaware 19973

bed 1-3

VIrginia Crest Village

101 Independence Drive, Seaford, Delaware 19973

Hampton Circle

600 Hampton Cir, Seaford, Delaware 19973

Charleston Place CO Better Homes Of

311 N Phillips St, Seaford, Delaware 19973

Woodland Mills II

900 Woodland Mills Dr, Seaford, Delaware 19973

Seaford Neighborhood

500 Harrington Street, Seaford, Delaware 19973

Herring Ridge Apartments

705 Independence Drive, Seaford, Delaware 19973

bed 2

Yorktowne Woods Apartments

531 Yorktowne Ln, Seaford, Delaware 19973


Route 13A, Seaford, Delaware 19973

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Seaford, 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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Seaford, 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 Seaford, 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 Seaford, Delaware.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Seaford, Delaware.

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

How many renters live in Seaford, Delaware?

The City of Seaford has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 44.17 percent of the population living in Seaford.

What is the rental market like in Seaford, Delaware?

There are an estimated housing units in the Seaford area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Seaford, Delaware, there are 1.02 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Seaford?

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Seaford
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
33 470 870 284 37
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Seaford

A large number of apartments in Seaford 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 Seaford

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 Seaford, Delaware

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

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 33 100 percent
One BR 265 56 percent
Two BR 564 65 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Seaford, Delaware

How many affordable rental units are in Seaford?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Seaford, Delaware

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

Income Based Apartments in Seaford, Delaware

Seaford features 341 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 Seaford, Delaware

There are 132 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Seaford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Seaford, Delaware

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.