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

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Ken - Crest Del 2003

35 Front St, Wyoming, Delaware 19934

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Wyoming, Delaware
$12.66 (+96%) more than Delaware minimum wage and $18.66 (+257%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Wyoming, 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 Wyoming, Delaware.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Wyoming, Delaware.

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

How many renters live in Wyoming, Delaware?

The City of Wyoming has 1,888 people living in 799 households.

There are 600 renters living in 271 renter households in this City. Renters make up 31.78 percent of the population living in Wyoming.

What is the rental market like in Wyoming, Delaware?

There are an estimated 856 housing units in the Wyoming area. Of these, 280 units are rental homes, making up 33 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Wyoming, Delaware, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Wyoming?

The rental vacancy rate in Wyoming is 3 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 Wyoming for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wyoming
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
8 47 117 70 29
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wyoming

A large number of apartments in Wyoming have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Wyoming are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 51 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 31 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Wyoming

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,110 to $2,152. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,110
One BR $1,117
Two BR $1,368
Three BR $1,928
Four BR $2,152
2024 Fair Market Rents in Wyoming, Delaware

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

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 8 100 percent
One BR 40 85 percent
Two BR 51 44 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Wyoming, Delaware

How many affordable rental units are in Wyoming?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 3
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Wyoming, Delaware

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

Income Based Apartments in Wyoming, Delaware

Wyoming features 9 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 Wyoming, Delaware

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wyoming.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wyoming, Delaware

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wyoming, Delaware for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,231 and $1,505.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.