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

Discover affordable housing in Beaufort County where there are 32+ 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.

Port Royal

11 Grober Hill Road, Port Royal, South Carolina 29906

bed 2-3

May River Village

5736 Patriot Ln, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910

bed 1-3

Sea Pointe

61 Hazel Farm Rd, Beaufort, South Carolina 29907

Cross Creek Apartments

325 Ambrose Run, Beaufort, South Carolina 29906

Hallmark Homes at Malphrus

120 Malphrus Rd, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910

Wilderness Too Apartments

1305 Talbird Rd, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

Laurel Hill

1640 Ribaut Road, Port Royal, South Carolina 29935

bed 1-2
payment $665-1231/mo.

Vista View One Apartments

39 Haigler Blvd, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910

Spanish Trace Apartments

2400 Southside Blvd, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

Shell Pointe

297 Midtown Dr , Beaufort, South Carolina 29906

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

Mossy Oaks Village Townhouses

27 Johnny Morrall Cir, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

90 Dillon Apts

90 Dillon Rd, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926

bed 2-3

Parkview Apartments

2500 Duke St, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

Olde South Terrace

4 Old South Ct, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910

Hallmark White Oak

102 Haigler Blvd, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910

bed 2-3
payment $1118-1292/mo.

Magnolia Park Apartments

314 Laurel Bay Rd, Beaufort, South Carolina 29906

123 Club Apartments

123 Old Salem Rd, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

bed 2-3
payment $550-655/mo.

Hilton Head Gardens

380 Southwood Park, Hilton Head, South Carolina 29926

Ribaut Senior Village

1224 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

bed 1-2
payment $688-813/mo.

Marsh Pointe

100 Marsh Point Dr, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926

bed 1-2
payment $1300/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Beaufort 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 Beaufort County, South Carolina
$31.29/hour
$24.04 (+332%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $24.04 (+332%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Beaufort County, South Carolina Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Beaufort 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 Beaufort County, South Carolina.

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

How many renters live in Beaufort County, South Carolina?

The County of Beaufort County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 23.56 percent of the population living in Beaufort County.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Beaufort County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Beaufort County, South Carolina, there are 1.22 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Beaufort County?

The rental vacancy rate in Beaufort County is 18 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Beaufort County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
574 2,389 7,337 7,020 1,149
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Beaufort County

A large number of apartments in Beaufort 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 Beaufort County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,432 to $2,634. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,432
One BR $1,472
Two BR $1,652
Three BR $2,050
Four BR $2,634
2024 Fair Market Rents in Beaufort County, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Beaufort 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 321 56 percent
One BR 1,438 60 percent
Two BR 3,955 54 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Beaufort County, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Beaufort County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Beaufort County, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Beaufort County features 760 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 Beaufort County, South Carolina

There are 1,178 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Beaufort County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Beaufort County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Beaufort County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Beaufort County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Beaufort County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,487 and $1,817.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.