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Transitional Housing – Apartments

Operation Homefront's Transitional Housing - Apartments program provides rent-free apartments for veterans who have honorably discharged within the past 4 years.

For many veterans and military families, transitioning to civilian life presents many obstacles, including finding an affordable place to live and securing employment to support themselves and their families. To address these challenges, Operation Homefront is teaming with partners, like The Galman Group, to launch a new program that will assist in the successful transition of recently separated veterans. Operation Homefront’s Transitional Housing-Apartments will provide veterans with a rent/utilities free apartment for one year, while giving them the opportunity to utilize both employment and financial counselor services to help achieve stability and chart a path to long-term post military success.

At-A-Glance

  • Best for

    Honorably discharged veterans within 4 years of discharge.

  • Length of stay

    12 months

  • Avg processing time

    30-45 days

WHO CAN APPLY?

Veterans do not have to be injured or have a combat deployment to apply.

■ Veteran, with or without family within 4 years of discharge
■ Veteran within 200 miles of Home of Record preferred
■ Veteran with honorable discharge (to include general under honorable conditions)
■ Veteran who is not eligible for retirement pay

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

The committee will consider several factors when selecting an applicant to include: working towards financial stability (savings, income, etc.), connection to the community where the apartment is located (family support, employment, educational opportunities, etc.), and family size.

ARE THE HOMES RENT FREE?

Veterans will be required to pay a security deposit & pet deposit (if applicable). Operation Homefront will cover rent & utilities.

WHERE ARE THE APARTMENTS LOCATED?

Our Transitional Housing – Apartments are located in Newark, DE and New Castle, DE. New apartments will be posted as they become available. Current apartments open for application are listed below:


Newark, DE

The 2 bedroom unit located in Newark, Delaware is the perfect place where you can unwind at the swimming pool, fitness center or play a game on the tennis courts. Every unit features central air conditioning, modern kitchens, washer and dryers and intercom access entry. Located just 3 miles away from University of Delaware, 20 minutes from the Wilmington VA Medical Center these apartments are an ideal and accessible location. Major employers, wonderful restaurants and shopping are just minutes away.

$500 Pet Deposit


New Castle, DE

The 2 bedroom unit located in New Castle, Delaware offers wonderful community amenities including a fitness center, on-site laundry facilities, swimming pool, tennis courts, and more.  Each apartment has  an eat-in kitchen, air conditioning, and balcony. Conveniently located at the 13/40 split, which offers easy access to I-95, Routes 1, 13, 40, 141 & 273. Located 17 minutes from the Wilmington VA Medical Center and minutes from shopping and great dining.

$500 Pet Deposit

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