Housing Authorities in Sussex County, Delaware

There are 3 Housing Authorities in Sussex County, Delaware, serving a population of 215,551 people in an area of 936 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 71,850 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 311 square miles.

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

List of Sussex County Housing Authorities

Find Sussex County, Delaware housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Bridgeville Housing Authority 1 Laverty Lane Bridgeville, DE

Rehoboth Housing Authority 37511 Burton Village Avenue Rehoboth Beach, DE

Selbyville Housing Authority 38083 Community Ln Selbyville, DE

About Sussex County Housing Authorities

Sussex 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 Sussex County, DE. Sussex County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Sussex County Housing Board.

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

Sussex County Public Housing Statistics

Find Sussex 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.

Sussex County HUD Housing Programs
 Sussex CountyDelaware
Subsidized Units1,36013,030
Occupied %95.0%91.0%
People Per Unit2.12.1
People Total2,59824,849
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$316$350
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$610$718
Average Months on Wait List-26
Sussex County Public Housing Programs
 Sussex CountyDelaware
Subsidized Units1562,296
Occupied %96.0%94.0%
People Per Unit3.02.3
People Total4455,055
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$374$337
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$837$713
Average Months on Wait List-19
Sussex County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Sussex CountyDelaware
Subsidized Units7874,659
Occupied %94.0%95.0%
People Per Unit2.21.8
People Total1,5778,057
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$288$321
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$655$771