Rental Housing Requirements

The following requirements must be met in order for an application to be considered:

• Weekly gross pay (before taxes) should be equal to or greater than the monthly rent. If two applicants apply we will combine the income (please call us at (302) 655-6215 for rental prices.)

• Each applicant must have a good credit history. At least two credit references must be provided. The following are examples of references: major credit cards or department store cards, loans (car, student or bank loans), cell phone bills or utility bills.

If utility or cell phone bills are used, please provide a recent copy of the bills. A credit report and criminal background check will be obtained on all parties applying.

• Applicants must have 3 personal references including phone numbers and a complete address for each.

If you do not meet the above requirements, you may still be eligible if you provide a financial guarantor. Please contact our rental office for more information (a different application is required).

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I find out more information about the NEW Flats?
A: To obtain more information, an application or have your name put on the “Interest List” please contact:

HDC MidAtlantic
525 N. Union Street
Wilmington, DE 19805
302-656-0801

Q: Who owns Woodlawn Trustees, Inc.?
A: Woodlawn Trustees is a corporation governed by a board of trustees. Woodlawn’s activities benefit the Wilmington community in many ways, including parks and parkways, affordable housing and planned orderly development.

Q: Is Woodlawn Trustees affiliated with the DuPont Company or DuPont family?
A: No. Woodlawn is in no way affiliated with the DuPont Company but has worked with various DuPont family members on community park concerns over the years.

Q: Does Woodlawn Trustees receive any government subsidies?
A: No. Woodlawn does not accept government subsidies of any kind. However, at times, Woodlawn tenants may be helped by various outside governmental agencies on a personal level.

Q: Does Woodlawn Trustees participate in the Federal HUD program?
A: No. Woodlawn does not receive any governmental subsidies from HUD or any other agenices.

Q: What are the income requirements for renting a Woodlawn Trustees unit?
A: Weekly gross pay (before taxes) should be equal to or greater than the monthly rent. If two applicants apply, we will combine the income. (please call (302) 655-6215 for rental prices.)

Please see Rental Requirements above.

Q: What are the credit requirements for renting a Woodlawn Trustees unit?
A: Each applicant must have a good credit history. At least two credit references must be provided. The following are examples of references: major credit cards or department store credit cards, loans (car, student or bank loans), cell phone bills or utility bills. If utility or cell phone bills are used, please provide a recent copy of the bills. A credit report will be obtained on all parties applying.

In addition, applicants must provide 3 personal references including phone numbers and a complete address for each.

Please see Rental Requirements above.

Q: If you do not meet the income or credit requirements, can you still be considered for renting a Woodlawn Trustees unit?
A: If you do not meet the income or credit requirements, you may be eligible to rent a unit if you can provide a financial guarantor. Please contact the rental office at (302) 655-6215 for more information.

Q: How do you apply for a Woodlawn Trustees rental unit?
A: You must complete a Woodlawn Rental Application and return it, in person, to the Woodlawn Rental Office. To help expedite the processing of your rental application, please be sure to fill in all the requested information. The following items need to be included (from both tenants if applying jointly):

1) A valid photo ID - This may be a driver’s license, a state identification card, or an employee ID card (showing a Social Security number.)

2) Proof of Income - This may be paycheck stubs, SSI statements, tax returns, or anything else that shows where you receive income and the amount received.

3) Application Fee - A $25 fee per applicant ($40 for joint rental applications) must be paid when presenting the application before it can be processed. The application is non-refundable.

Please be assured that any application information submitted to Woodlawn Trustees will be held in strict confidence.

Q: How do you find out more about renting a unit from Woodlawn Trustees?
A: You can call our rental office at (302) 655-6215 Monday - Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. or you can stop by our office at 601 N. Bancroft Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19805. If you’re interested in renting a unit, we’d be delighted to hear from you. We invite you to stop by to fill out a rental application or you can simply call us to make an appointment to see the units that are currently available.