Blythewood, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Blythewood where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 56 affordable apartments in Blythewood that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Blythewood, South Carolina

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

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Affordable Housing Near Blythewood

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Winnsboro, SC Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Winnsboro.
Ridgeway, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Ridgeway.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Blythewood, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher
Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Blythewood.

Blythewood, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Blythewood, South Carolina

Blythewood features 0 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 Blythewood, South Carolina

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Blythewood.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Blythewood, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Blythewood, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,013 and $1,238.

2023 Blythewood, 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
Blythewood, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $944 $996 $1,125 $1,442 $1,724
Blythewood, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $850 to $1,038 $896 to $1,096 $1,013 to $1,238 $1,298 to $1,586 $1,552 to $1,896

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Blythewood, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 3.47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $86,923 ±$3,365
Median Rent $1,375 ±$805
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 84.11pp
Total Population 2,479

Population and Household Demographics

Blythewood is a city in Fairfield County, South Carolina with a population of 2,479. There are 864 households in the city with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 3.47% of households in Blythewood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Blythewood

The median gross income for households in Blythewood is $86,923 a year, or $7,244 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,375 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Blythewood, a household making less than $4,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Blythewood.

Area Median Income In Blythewood

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 Blythewood, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fairfield County.

In Blythewood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,400

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 Blythewood

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 Blythewood

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Blythewood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,950 $19,400 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Blythewood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Blythewood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150