Affordable Housing In Abbeville County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Abbeville County
Housing Authorities that serve Abbeville County
|South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Abbeville County, South Carolina
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 738 affordable apartments for rent in Abbeville County, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Abbeville County, South Carolina
Abbeville County features 636 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.
Low Rent Apartments in Abbeville County, South Carolina
There are 102 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Abbeville County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Abbeville County, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Abbeville County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Abbeville County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Abbeville County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $586 and $716.
2020 Abbeville County, South Carolina Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards
Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
|Fair Market Rent||$491||$494||$651||$939||$1,143|
|Payment Standard Range||$442 to $540||$445 to $543||$586 to $716||$845 to $1,033||$1,029 to $1,257|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Abbeville County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||738|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||636|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||20.91%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.51|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Median Household Income||$34,799 ±$2,097|
|Median Rent||$562 ±$88|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||46.85% ± 7.44pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Abbeville County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 24,997. There are 9,573 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 20.91% of households in Abbeville County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Abbeville County
The median gross income for households in Abbeville County is $34,799 a year, or $2,900 a month. The median rent for the county is $562 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Abbeville County, a household making less than $1,873 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Abbeville County.
Area Median Income In Abbeville County
Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.
In Abbeville County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,000
Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.
Rental Assistance in Abbeville County
Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.
Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Abbeville County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$28,300||$30,400||$32,500||$34,600|
|50% of Median||$18,350||$21,000||$23,600||$26,200||$28,300||$30,400||$32,500||$34,600|
|80% of Median||$29,350||$33,550||$37,750||$41,900||$45,300||$48,650||$52,000||$55,350|
Cities In Abbeville County
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|Abbeville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Abbeville are the Housing Authority of Abbeville and South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|
|Antreville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Antreville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|
|Calhoun Falls||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Calhoun Falls is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|
|Donalds||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Donalds is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|
|Due West||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Due West is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|
|Honea Path||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Honea Path is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|
|Lake Secession||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Secession is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|
|Lowndesville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lowndesville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|
|Ware Shoals||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ware Shoals is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.|