Housing Authority of Bennettsville
Housing Authority of Bennettsville is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of July 15th, 2020, Housing Authority of Bennettsville has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Housing Authority of Bennettsville serves Bennettsville.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
Open Housing Authority of Bennettsville Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Housing Authority of Bennettsville Phone: (843) 479-3857.
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Housing Authority of Bennettsville (HAB) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.
The HAB offers one Public Housing community with 154 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.
To apply, visit the HAB to submit an application in person, located at 253 Fletcher St., Bennettsville, SC 29512, between the hours of 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, on the second and third Tuesday of the month.
Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDS for all adult household members.
The HAB does not have a preference.
Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time received.
For more information, the HAB can be reached by calling (843) 479-3857, during normal office hours.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (843)479-3857.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 07/02/2015.
About Housing Authority of Bennettsville
Representatives of Housing Authority of Bennettsville may be available by phone at (843) 479-3857. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Housing Authority of Bennettsville Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Bennettsville manages 44 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Bennettsville
Waiting List and Tenancy
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 6% having issued approximately 9 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 43 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.8 persons and has a household income of $9,847 per year. 87% of households were very low income (VLI) and 53% were extremely low income (ELI). 45% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 36% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 75% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 4% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
74% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 74% of households with children have a female head of household. 100% of all households were headed by a female.
96% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 96% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Bennettsville Housing Choice Voucher program, 4% include at least one person with a disability. 10% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. -1% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
4% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 45% with 2 bedrooms and 51% with 3 or more bedrooms. 21% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of Bennettsville voucher holders in 2016 was $227 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $494. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $189.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.
Public Housing Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of Bennettsville
201 Fletcher St
Bennettsville, South Carolina