Public Notice- Opening of Low Income Public Housing Program Waiting Lists

The Newark Housing Authority located in Delaware will be accepting preliminary applications for the Low Income Public Housing Program, Waiting lists for 3 and 4 bedroom families only, for two (2) days on Tuesday, July 30th and Wednesday, July 31, 2019 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 phone 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 Maximum income guidelines for eligibility are as follows:

Family Size                           Max. Income

3                                                   $64,900

4                                                   $72,100

5                                                   $77,900

6                                                   $83,650

7                                                   $89,450

8                                                   $95,200

In placing an application you must have the appropriate family size and fall within the appropriate eligible income guidelines mentioned above. The family size will take into consideration the age, gender and generation of household members.

To complete an application, 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
  • Gross Income for all Household Members

Placement on the waiting lists 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 lists.

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