Allendale, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 158 income based apartments in Allendale where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 109 affordable apartments in Allendale that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Allendale, South Carolina

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Allendale. Go to the South Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Allendale.

Twin Oaks Apartments

332 Mixson St
Allendale, South Carolina
$595-658
1 BR
Affordable

Creekwood Apartments

1523 Water Street Ext
Allendale, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Dale Apartments ( the )

RR 1
Allendale, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Pinewood Park Apartments

Barton Road Box 45
Allendale, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Allendale Manor

656 Main St S
Allendale, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Oakland Apartments

801 Oakland Dr
Allendale, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Jco Farms

145 Janie K Lane
Allendale, South Carolina

Dale Apartments

218 Oswald Dr
Allendale, South Carolina
Affordable

Jco Farms

137 Jane K Lane
Allendale, South Carolina
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Affordable Housing Near Allendale

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Allendale, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Allendale.

Allendale, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Allendale, South Carolina

Allendale features 158 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 Allendale, South Carolina

There are 109 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allendale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Allendale, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Allendale landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Allendale.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allendale, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2023 Allendale, 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
Allendale, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $644 $674 $780 $1,073 $1,115
Allendale, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $580 to $708 $607 to $741 $702 to $858 $966 to $1,180 $1,004 to $1,227

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Allendale, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 269
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 158
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $21,918 ±$4,125
Median Rent $530 ±$345
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.24% ± 17.2pp
Total Population 3,261

Population and Household Demographics

Allendale is a city in Allendale County, South Carolina with a population of 3,261. There are 1,288 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 45.19% of households in Allendale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Allendale

The median gross income for households in Allendale is $21,918 a year, or $1,827 a month. The median rent for the city is $530 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allendale, a household making less than $1,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Allendale.

Area Median Income In Allendale

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Allendale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Allendale County.

In Allendale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,100

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 Allendale

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 Allendale

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Allendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Allendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,600 $23,550 $26,500 $29,400 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Allendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150