Affordable Housing In Allendale County
South Carolina

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Allendale County

Twin Oaks Apartments

332 Mixson St
Allendale, SC
1 BR

Creekwood Apartments

1523 Water Street Ext
Allendale, SC
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Dale Apartments ( the )

RR 1
Allendale, SC

Pinewood Park Apartments

Barton Road Box 45
Allendale, SC

Boundary Apartments

7 Boundary Ave
Fairfax, SC

Fairfax Garden Apartments

1914 Charleston Ave
Fairfax, SC
HCV Welcome

Allendale Manor

656 Main St S
Allendale, SC

Fairfax Apartments

772 Saluda Ave N
Fairfax, SC

Fairfax Gardens Apartments II

401 Saluda Ave S
Fairfax, SC
HCV Welcome

Oakland Apartments

801 Oakland Dr
Allendale, SC
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Housing Authorities that serve Allendale County

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Allendale County, South Carolina

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 515 affordable apartments for rent in Allendale County, South Carolina. Allendale County features 402 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 113 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allendale County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Allendale County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 515
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 402
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $25,327 ±$3,046
Median Rent $578 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.97% ± 9.86pp
Total Population 9,838

Population and Household Demographics

Allendale County is a County in South Carolina with a population of 9,838. There are 3,346 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 36.07% of households in Allendale County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Allendale County

The median gross income for households in Allendale County is $25,327 a year, or $2,111 a month. The median rent for the county is $578 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allendale County, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Allendale County.1

Area Median Income In Allendale 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 Allendale County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $36,900

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 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 Allendale County HUD Rental Assistance in Allendale County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,250 $30,350 $32,450 $34,550
50% of Median $18,350 $20,950 $23,550 $26,150 $28,250 $30,350 $32,450 $34,550
80% of Median $29,300 $33,500 $37,700 $41,850 $45,200 $48,550 $51,900 $55,250
Fair Market Rents in Allendale County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$491 $494 $651 $877 $882

Cities In Allendale County

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City Listings Served By
Allendale 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allendale is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Fairfax 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfax is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Sycamore 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sycamore is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Ulmer 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ulmer is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.