Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Barnwell County, SC

Discover affordable housing in Barnwell County where there are 16+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Cottonwood Apartments

61 Cottonwood Circle, Williston, South Carolina 29853

bed 1-2

Blackville Gardens Apartments

5519 Hilda Rd, Blackville, South Carolina 29817

Maple Glen

1810 Clinton St Ste 33, Barnwell, South Carolina 29812

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Barnwell IV

1904 Lemon Park Dr, Barnwell, South Carolina 29812

Williston Elderly Apartments

25 Camden Ct, Williston, South Carolina 29853

Colony West Apartments of Barnwell

29 Colony West Street, Barnwell, South Carolina 29812

Country Trend

201 Harley Rd, Williston, South Carolina 29853

Blackville Gardens Apartments

5539 Hilda Rd, Blackville, South Carolina 29817

bed 1-3

Willow Run Apartments

55 Harley Rd, Williston, South Carolina 29853

Litchfield Apartments

260 Litchfield St, Barnwell, South Carolina 29812

West Main Street

W Main St, Williston, South Carolina 29853

Hampton Apartments

1136 Hampton Ave, Blackville, South Carolina 29817

Barnwell Arms

185 Thomas St, Barnwell, South Carolina 29812

M03 01 Williston W Main Rh

West Main St and Black Dr, Williston, South Carolina 29853

Orangeburg New Development

36 Canna St, Barnwell, South Carolina 29853

M03 99southeasternhsgfound Rh

PO Box 1326, Barnwell, South Carolina 29812

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Barnwell County, South Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Barnwell County, South Carolina
$17.14/hour
$9.89 (+136%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Barnwell County, South Carolina Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Barnwell County, South Carolina.

Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Barnwell County.

How many renters live in Barnwell County, South Carolina?

The County of Barnwell County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 27.14 percent of the population living in Barnwell County.

What is the rental market like in Barnwell County, South Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Barnwell County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Barnwell County, South Carolina, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Barnwell County?

The rental vacancy rate in Barnwell County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Barnwell County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Barnwell County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
75 437 933 858 90
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Barnwell County

A large number of apartments in Barnwell County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Barnwell County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $684 to $1,243. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $684
One BR $689
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,167
Four BR $1,243
2024 Fair Market Rents in Barnwell County, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Barnwell County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 73 97 percent
One BR 331 76 percent
Two BR 436 47 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Barnwell County, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Barnwell County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Barnwell County, South Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Barnwell County, South Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Barnwell County, South Carolina

Barnwell County features 470 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 93 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 $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.