Housing Authority of Beaufort
1009 Prince Street Beaufort, SC 29902

843-525-7059

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Beaufort administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 291 affordable rental units. It also administers 574 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Beaufort is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of Beaufort between Public Housing Units (34%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (66%) to that of all housing authorities in SC, Housing Authority of Beaufort has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in SC.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of Beaufort manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 84. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of Beaufort range from a high of 88 to a low of 80.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of Beaufort portfolio is Yemassee Heights and the lowest scoring property is Sandlewood Terrace.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Housing Authority of Beaufort have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Housing Authority of Beaufort owns and manages 291 public housing units in 3 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of Beaufort is $408.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of SC ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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Public Housing Projects

291

Public Housing Units

574

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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