Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Allendale County, SC

Discover affordable housing in Allendale County where there are 12+ 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.

Creekwood Apartments

1523 Water Street Ext, Allendale, South Carolina 29810

Dale Apartments

218 Oswald Dr, Allendale, South Carolina

Allendale Manor

656 Main St S, Allendale, South Carolina 29810

Twin Oaks Apartments

332 Mixson St, Allendale, South Carolina 29810

Fairfax Garden Apartments

1914 Charleston Ave, Fairfax, South Carolina 29827

Pinewood Park Apartments

Barton Road Box 45, Allendale, South Carolina 29810

Boundary Apartments

7 Boundary Ave, Fairfax, South Carolina 29827

Fairfax Apartments

772 Saluda Ave N, Fairfax, South Carolina 29827

Oakland Apartments

801 Oakland Dr, Allendale, South Carolina 29810

Fairfax Gardens Apartments II

401 Saluda Ave S, Fairfax, South Carolina 29827

Jco Farms

145 Janie K Lane, Allendale, South Carolina

Jco Farms

137 Jane K Lane, Allendale, South Carolina

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Allendale County, South Carolina
$9.89 (+136%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Allendale County, 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 Allendale County, South Carolina.

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

How many renters live in Allendale County, South Carolina?

The County of Allendale County has 8,073 people living in 3,220 households.

There are 2,537 renters living in 1,067 renter households in this County. Renters make up 31.43 percent of the population living in Allendale County.

What is the rental market like in Allendale County, South Carolina?

There are an estimated 4,065 housing units in the Allendale County area. Of these, 1,096 units are rental homes, making up 27 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Allendale County, South Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Allendale County?

The rental vacancy rate in Allendale County is 3 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 Allendale County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Allendale County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
39 136 328 443 120
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Allendale County

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

How many renter households in Allendale County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 22 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 9 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Allendale County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $720 to $1,273. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $720
One BR $806
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,268
Four BR $1,273
2024 Fair Market Rents in Allendale County, South Carolina

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

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 7 18 percent
One BR 89 65 percent
Two BR 253 77 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Allendale County, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Allendale County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 112
Public Housing 46
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 158
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 177
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing 1
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Allendale County, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Allendale County, South Carolina

Allendale County features 275 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 County, South Carolina

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allendale County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Allendale County, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allendale County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.