Blackville, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 60 income based apartments in Blackville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 48 affordable apartments in Blackville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Blackville, South Carolina

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

Blackville Gardens Apartments

5539 Hilda Rd
Blackville, South Carolina
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1-3 BR
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Hampton Apartments

1136 Hampton Ave
Blackville, South Carolina
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Blackville Gardens Apartments

5519 Hilda Rd
Blackville, South Carolina
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Affordable Housing Near Blackville

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

Public Housing Agencies Serving Blackville, 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 Blackville.

Blackville, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Blackville, South Carolina

Blackville features 60 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 Blackville, South Carolina

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Blackville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Blackville, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Blackville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Blackville.

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

2023 Blackville, 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
Blackville, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $607 $611 $780 $1,041 $1,088
Blackville, 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.

Blackville, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 108
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 60
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $22,413 ±$7,857
Median Rent $479 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.76% ± 16.41pp
Total Population 2,203

Population and Household Demographics

Blackville is a city in Barnwell County, South Carolina with a population of 2,203. There are 909 households in the city with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 35.97% of households in Blackville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Blackville

The median gross income for households in Blackville is $22,413 a year, or $1,868 a month. The median rent for the city is $479 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Blackville, a household making less than $1,597 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Blackville.

Area Median Income In Blackville

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 Blackville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Barnwell County.

In Blackville, 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 Blackville

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 Blackville

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