Housing Authorities in New Castle County, Delaware

There are 3 Housing Authorities in New Castle County, Delaware, serving a population of 555,036 people in an area of 427 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 185,012 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 142 square miles.

In Delaware, New Castle County is ranked 3rd of 3 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 1st of 3 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of New Castle County Housing Authorities

Find New Castle County, Delaware housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Delaware State Housing Authority 900 Peach Cir Smyrna, DE

Newark Housing Authority 313 East Main Street Newark, DE

Wilmington Housing Authority 1800 North Broom Street Wilmington, DE

About New Castle County Housing Authorities

New Castle County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in New Castle County, DE. New Castle County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the New Castle County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding New Castle County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • New Castle County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

New Castle County Public Housing Statistics

Find New Castle County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

New Castle County HUD Housing Programs
 New Castle CountyDelaware
Subsidized Units9,39513,030
Occupied %89.0%91.0%
People Per Unit2.12.1
People Total17,79024,849
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$357$350
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$769$718
Average Months on Wait List2626
New Castle County Public Housing Programs
 New Castle CountyDelaware
Subsidized Units1,6362,296
Occupied %94.0%94.0%
People Per Unit2.12.3
People Total3,2625,055
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$334$337
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$725$713
Average Months on Wait List1919
New Castle County Section 8 Housing Programs
 New Castle CountyDelaware
Subsidized Units3,2404,659
Occupied %95.0%95.0%
People Per Unit1.71.8
People Total5,3758,057
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$332$321
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$811$771