New Castle County Housing Authority

77 Read's Way, New Castle, DE, 19720
(302) 395-5600



New Castle County

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About New Castle County Housing Authority

The mission of the Department of Community Services, Community Development and Housing Division, is to administer housing and community development programs for residents of New Castle County. The department provides a wide spectrum of community development services within the confines of the County, outside the metropolitan areas of Wilmington and Newark.


Program Summary for New Castle County Housing Authority

New Castle County Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. New Castle County Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. New Castle County Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. New Castle County Housing Authority currently has Section 8 as its program type. New Castle County Housing Authority is located at 77 Read's Way, New Castle, DE, 19720 and serves the city of New Castle. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact New Castle County Housing Authority at, (302) 395-5600 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of New Castle County Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the New Castle County Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for New Castle County, DE

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for New Castle County, DE:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $28,150
  • $32,150
  • $36,150
  • $40,150
  • $43,400
  • $46,600
  • $49,800
  • $53,000
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $16,900
  • $19,300
  • $21,700
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $45,000
  • $51,400
  • $57,850
  • $64,250
  • $69,400
  • $74,550
  • $79,700
  • $84,850

2017 Fair Market Rents for New Castle County, DE

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for New Castle County, DE:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$845 $1003 $1211 $1515 $1686



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Wilmington Housing Authority Wilmington Housing Authority Wilmington DE N/A N/A Open 5.02 Miles Contact
Newark Housing Authority Newark Housing Authority Newark DE 87 42 Open 6.77 Miles Contact
Penns Grove Housing Authority Penns Grove Housing Authority Penns Grove NJ N/A N/A Open 8.78 Miles Contact
Cecil County Housing Agency Cecil County Housing Agency Elkton MD 634 N/A Open 10.94 Miles Contact
Salem City Housing Authority Salem City Housing Authority Salem NJ N/A N/A Open 11.22 Miles Contact
Elkton Housing Authority Elkton Housing Authority Elkton MD 1,585 N/A Open 12.61 Miles Contact

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New Castle County Housing Authority Program Type:
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New Castle County Quick Facts

Population: 552,778
Persons Per Household: 2.62
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 22.5%
Homeownership Rate: 70.0%
Housing Units: 218,592
Yearly Income Per Person: $32,406
Median Household Income: $64,537