Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Aiken, SC

Discover affordable housing in Aiken where there are 22+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

The Village at Dupont Landing

519 Spelman College Pass, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

bed 2

Palmetto Crossing

4049 Sandlapper Dr, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

bed 2-4

Glen Arbor Apartments

2000 Glen Arbor Court, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

bed 2-3
payment $515-595/mo.

Qrs, Inc

276 Hopeland Farm Dr, Aiken, South Carolina 29803

Windham House, Inc

100 Council Cir, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Arh, Inc

1342 Hayne Ave SW, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Aiken Apartments

240 Church St, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Aiken Co. Residential Services, Inc

728 Laurens St NW, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Ana, Inc

706 Cardinal Ct, Aiken, South Carolina 29803

Paces Run ( Aka ) Hampton House

826 Brant Ct NE, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Northgate Apartments

105 Northgate Cir, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Crosland Apartments

630 Aldrich St NE, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Croft House

356 York St NE, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Steeplechase Apartments

749 Silver Bluff Road, Aiken, South Carolina 29803

Meadow Brook Acres

Wire Rd, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Busch Crossing

600 Carver Ter NE, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

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Edgefield-Dillon Ave, Aiken, South Carolina 29802

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Pendelton St, Aiken, South Carolina 29802

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PO Box 889, Aiken, South Carolina 29802

Hahn Village

158 Kershaw St NE, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Aiken, South Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Aiken, South Carolina
$20.83/hour
$13.58 (+187%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $13.58 (+187%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Aiken, South Carolina Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Aiken, South Carolina?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Aiken, South Carolina.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Aiken, South Carolina.

Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Aiken.

How many renters live in Aiken, South Carolina?

The City of Aiken has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 26.04 percent of the population living in Aiken.

What is the rental market like in Aiken, South Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Aiken area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Aiken, South Carolina, there are 1.08 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Aiken?

The rental vacancy rate in Aiken is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Aiken for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Aiken
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
108 936 1,481 1,005 479
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Aiken

A large number of apartments in Aiken have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Aiken

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $805 to $1,779. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $805
One BR $961
Two BR $1,100
Three BR $1,463
Four BR $1,779
2024 Fair Market Rents in Aiken, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Aiken?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 94 87 percent
One BR 522 56 percent
Two BR 779 53 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Aiken, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Aiken?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Aiken, South Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Aiken, South Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Aiken, South Carolina

Aiken features 538 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 Aiken, South Carolina

There are 305 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Aiken.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Aiken, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Aiken landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Aiken.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Aiken, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $990 and $1,210.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.