Affordable Housing In Anderson County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 2,059 income based apartments in Anderson County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,528 affordable apartments in Anderson County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Anderson County, South Carolina

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

Piedmont Pointe Apartments

300 Old Pelzer Rd
Piedmont, South Carolina
$863-1,110
2-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Edgewood Square, Alp

950 Cherry St
Pendleton, South Carolina
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Belton Woods

110 Howard Ln
Anderson, South Carolina
$630
1 BR
Affordable

Fairview Gardens

1101 Williamston Rd
Anderson, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Meadow Run Apartments

3301 Abbeville Hwy
Anderson, South Carolina
1 BR
Rent Assisted

JAY'S PLACE

119 LOUNS DR
Easley, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
62+

Woodside Apartments

315 Parkview Road
Iva, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Aberdeen Chase

100 Aberdeen Chase Drive
Easley, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2 BR
Affordable

Creekwood Village Apartments

201 West Lane
Clemson, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Mt Vernon Place Apartments

203 Miracle Mile #183
Anderson, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Anderson County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Anderson County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Anderson, SC Affordable Housing programs support 24 apartment communities in Anderson.
Affordable Housing In Belton, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Belton.
Affordable Housing In Clemson, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Clemson.
Affordable Housing In Easley, SC Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Easley.
Affordable Housing In Iva, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Iva.
Affordable Housing In Pendleton, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Pendleton.
Affordable Housing In Piedmont, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Piedmont.
Affordable Housing In West Pelzer, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in West Pelzer.
Affordable Housing In Williamston, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Williamston.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Anderson 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.

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

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 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 Anderson County.

Anderson County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Anderson County, South Carolina

Anderson County features 2,059 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 Anderson County, South Carolina

There are 1,528 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Anderson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Anderson County, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Anderson County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $803 and $981.

2023 Anderson 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
Anderson County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $688 $709 $892 $1,123 $1,519
Anderson County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $619 to $757 $638 to $780 $803 to $981 $1,011 to $1,235 $1,367 to $1,671

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Anderson County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 55
Total Low Income Apartments 3,587
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,059
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $42,143 ±$1,065
Median Rent $675 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.26% ± 3.28pp
Total Population 191,215

Population and Household Demographics

Anderson County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 191,215. There are 74,023 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 28.11% of households in Anderson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Anderson County

The median gross income for households in Anderson County is $42,143 a year, or $3,512 a month. The median rent for the county is $675 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Anderson County, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Anderson County.

Area Median Income In Anderson 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 Anderson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,300

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 Anderson 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 Anderson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Anderson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,400 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Anderson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,700 $29,350 $33,000 $36,650 $39,600 $42,550 $45,450 $48,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Anderson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,100 $46,950 $52,800 $58,650 $63,350 $68,050 $72,750 $77,450