Affordable Housing In Anderson County
South Carolina

54 Low Income Apartment Communities In Anderson County

Fairview Gardens

1101 Williamston Rd
Anderson, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Meadow Run Apartments

3301 Abbeville Hwy
Anderson, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Piedmont Pointe Apartments

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

Edgewood Square, Alp

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

Belton Woods

110 Howard Ln
Anderson, South Carolina
$630
1 BR

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
Subsidized

Creekwood Village Apartments

201 West Lane
Clemson, South Carolina
Subsidized

Mt Vernon Place Apartments

203 Miracle Mile #183
Anderson, South Carolina
Subsidized

Palmetto Lane Apartments

330 Antreville Hwy
Iva, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Anderson County, South Carolina

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Anderson County, South Carolina

There are 54 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,560 affordable apartments for rent in Anderson County, South Carolina.

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 1,501 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 $750 and $916.

2022 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 $634 $665 $833 $1,062 $1,418
Anderson County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $571 to $697 $599 to $732 $750 to $916 $956 to $1,168 $1,276 to $1,560

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Anderson County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 54
Total Low Income Apartments 3,560
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 $69,600

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

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
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.
$14,350 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
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.
$23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
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.
$38,200 $43,650 $49,100 $54,550 $58,950 $63,300 $67,650 $72,050

Cities In Anderson County

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City Served By
Anderson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Anderson are the Anderson Housing Authority and South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Belton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belton is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Centerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centerville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Clemson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clemson is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Easley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Easley are the Housing Authority of Easley and South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Fair Play The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fair Play is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Homeland Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Homeland Park is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Iva The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Iva is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Northlake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northlake is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Pelzer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pelzer is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Pendleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pendleton is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Piedmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Piedmont is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Powdersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Powdersville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Starr The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Starr is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
West Pelzer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Pelzer is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.
Williamston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williamston is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1.