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Housing Application

Public Housing- Pre-Application


Preferences are given to families whose:

  • Head or Co-Head of the household is Elderly or Disabled
  • Head of Co-Head of the household is working a minimum of 20 hours a week
  • Head or co-head of household is homeless living in verified shelter
  • Family who is displaced due to a Federally Declared Disaster

To complete an application, you will need to know the following information: 

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

The Wilmington Housing Authority reserves the right to determine eligibility in accordance with Federal Regulations and WHA policies. The Wilmington Housing Authority is an equal opportunity housing agency, which does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or familial status.

Please call (302) 429-0954 should you have any questions with regards to the application process for the Public Housing Program Waiting List.