Affordable Housing In Barnwell County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 447 income based apartments in Barnwell County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 205 affordable apartments in Barnwell County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Barnwell County, South Carolina

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

Litchfield Apartments

260 Litchfield St
Barnwell, South Carolina

Cottonwood Apartments

61 Cottonwood Circle
Williston, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Blackville Gardens Apartments

5539 Hilda Rd
Blackville, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Barnwell IV

1904 Lemon Park Dr
Barnwell, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Colony West Apartments of Barnwell

29 Colony West Street
Barnwell, South Carolina
Affordable

Country Trend

201 Harley Rd
Williston, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Williston Elderly Apartments

25 Camden Ct
Williston, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Hampton Apartments

1136 Hampton Ave
Blackville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Blackville Gardens Apartments

5519 Hilda Rd
Blackville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

West Main Street

W Main St
Williston, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Barnwell County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Barnwell County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Barnwell, SC Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Barnwell.
Affordable Housing In Blackville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Blackville.
Affordable Housing In Williston, SC Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Williston.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Barnwell 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. 3 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 Barnwell County.

Barnwell County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Barnwell County, South Carolina

Barnwell County features 447 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 Barnwell County, South Carolina

There are 205 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Barnwell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Barnwell County, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Barnwell County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2023 Barnwell 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
Barnwell County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $607 $611 $780 $1,041 $1,088
Barnwell County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $546 to $668 $550 to $672 $702 to $858 $937 to $1,145 $979 to $1,197

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Barnwell County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 652
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 447
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $34,336 ±$3,102
Median Rent $604 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.94% ± 8.03pp
Total Population 22,098

Population and Household Demographics

Barnwell County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 22,098. There are 8,344 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 27.06% of households in Barnwell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Barnwell County

The median gross income for households in Barnwell County is $34,336 a year, or $2,861 a month. The median rent for the county is $604 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Barnwell County, a household making less than $2,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Barnwell County.

Area Median Income In Barnwell 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 Barnwell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,400

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 Barnwell 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 Barnwell County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Barnwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Barnwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,600 $23,550 $26,500 $29,400 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Barnwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150