Bennettsville, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 374 income based apartments in Bennettsville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 106 affordable apartments in Bennettsville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Bennettsville, South Carolina

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

Bennetts Pointe

907 Cheraw St
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
62+
Affordable

Oakwood Manor

904 Oakwood St
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Glenfield Apartments Phase II

606 Center St
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Glenfield Apartments Phase I

606 Center Street
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Eastwood Apartments

106 Gibson Cir
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Cedar Creek

1003 Cheraw St
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

South Carolina

Marlboro Apartments
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Affordable

Westwood Park

201 Fletcher St
Bennettsville, South Carolina

Bennettsville Lofts

309 Woodland Dr
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Affordable

Marlboro Place Phase II

813 Cheraw St
Bennettsville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Bennettsville

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Bennettsville

City Apartments
Mccoll, SC Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Mccoll.
Clio, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Clio.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Bennettsville, 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
Housing Authority of Bennettsville Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County 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 Bennettsville.

Bennettsville, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bennettsville, South Carolina

Bennettsville features 374 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 Bennettsville, South Carolina

There are 106 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bennettsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bennettsville, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bennettsville landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bennettsville.

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

2023 Bennettsville, 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
Bennettsville, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $522 $593 $780 $982 $1,072
Bennettsville, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $470 to $574 $534 to $652 $702 to $858 $884 to $1,080 $965 to $1,179

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bennettsville, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 480
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 374
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $27,684 ±$5,937
Median Rent $590 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.08% ± 12.62pp
Total Population 8,834

Population and Household Demographics

Bennettsville is a city in Marlboro County, South Carolina with a population of 8,834. There are 3,036 households in the city with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 51.81% of households in Bennettsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bennettsville

The median gross income for households in Bennettsville is $27,684 a year, or $2,307 a month. The median rent for the city is $590 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bennettsville, a household making less than $1,967 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Bennettsville.

Area Median Income In Bennettsville

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 Bennettsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marlboro County.

In Bennettsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,800

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 Bennettsville

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 Bennettsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bennettsville 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 Bennettsville 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 Bennettsville 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