Public Notice: Opening of Section 8 Housing List

The Newark Housing Authority located in Delaware will be accepting preliminary applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting list for one (1) day only on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

All requests for preliminary applications will be accepted by telephone only by calling the Administration Office main number at (302) 366-0826. All available phone lines will be open during the application process. In placing an application, only one family request will be accepted per phone call. When placing calls, you MUST speak with a live person in order for your application to be accepted. If you receive a busy signal, please keep trying as the number of phone calls is expected to be high.

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program provides rental assistance vouchers to eligible families.

The MAXIMUM income guidelines for eligibility are as follows:

Family Size                                                      Max. Income

1                                                                       $28,150

2                                                                      $32,150

3                                                                      $36,150

4                                                                      $40,150

5                                                                      $43,400

6                                                                     $46,600

7                                                                     $49,800

8                                                                     $53,000

To complete an application on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 you will need to know the following information at the time you are placing your application:

  • Date of Birth for all Household Members
  • Social Security Numbers for all Household Members
  • Annual Combined Gross Income for all Household Members

Placement on the waiting list does not indicate that the family is, in fact, eligible for assistance. A final determination of eligibility will be made when the family is selected from the waiting list.

The Newark Housing Authority is an equal housing opportunity agency and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, marital or familial status, age or handicap.

If you or anyone in your family is person with disabilities, and you require specific accommodations in order to fully utilize our program and services, please contact the Newark Housing Authority at (302) 366-0826.