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Affordable Housing In Andrews
Georgetown County, South Carolina

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Andrews

Elm Square Apartments

3701 County Line Road
Andrews, South Carolina

Arbor Place

100 N Beech Ave
Andrews, South Carolina

Magnolia Park Apartments

3729 County Line Rd
Andrews, South Carolina

Cypress Lane Apartments

310 W. Gapway Road
Andrews, South Carolina

Devonshire Apartments

715 N. Farr Avenue
Andrews, South Carolina

M99 Mhageorget Meadowlands Rh

612 S Maple Ave
Andrews, South Carolina
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Housing Authorities that serve Andrews

Housing Authority Programs
Georgetown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Andrews, South Carolina

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 136 affordable apartments for rent in Andrews, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Andrews, South Carolina

Andrews features 96 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 Andrews, South Carolina

There are 8 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Andrews.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Andrews, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Andrews landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Andrews.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Andrews, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $673 and $823.

2020 Andrews, 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
Fair Market Rent $579 $583 $748 $1,079 $1,081
Payment Standard Range $521 to $637 $525 to $641 $673 to $823 $971 to $1,187 $973 to $1,189

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Andrews, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 136
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 96
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.48%
Average Renter Household Size 3.38
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $31,173 ±$5,251
Median Rent $598 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.14% ± 16.66pp
Total Population 2,842

Population and Household Demographics

Andrews is a city in Georgetown County, South Carolina with a population of 2,842. There are 1,006 households in the city with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 36.48% of households in Andrews are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Andrews

The median gross income for households in Andrews is $31,173 a year, or $2,598 a month. The median rent for the city is $598 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Andrews, a household making less than $1,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Andrews.

Area Median Income In Andrews

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 Andrews, the AMI is calculated from all households within Georgetown County.

In Andrews, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,500

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 Andrews

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 Andrews

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,750 $41,250
50% of Median $21,900 $25,000 $28,150 $31,250 $33,750 $36,250 $38,750 $41,250
80% of Median $35,000 $40,000 $45,000 $50,000 $54,000 $58,000 $62,000 $66,000