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Affordable Housing In Calhoun County
South Carolina

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calhoun County

Lakeview Apartments

105 Lakeview St
St Matthews, South Carolina
Subsidized

John G. Felder Apartments

104 Pearl St
St Matthews, South Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Calhoun County Housing

402 Milligan Cir
St Matthews, South Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lawton Housing, Inc

303 Calhoun Rd
St Matthews, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Freemon Thomas II

303 Agnes St
St Matthews, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Calhoun County

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Calhoun County, South Carolina

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 112 affordable apartments for rent in Calhoun County, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina

Calhoun County features 112 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 Calhoun County, South Carolina

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calhoun County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calhoun County, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Calhoun County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $838 and $1,024.

2020 Calhoun County, 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
Fair Market Rent $706 $818 $931 $1,204 $1,491
Payment Standard Range $635 to $777 $736 to $900 $838 to $1,024 $1,084 to $1,324 $1,342 to $1,640

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Calhoun County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 112
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 112
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.5%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $43,531 ±$3,232
Median Rent $681 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.46% ± 7.13pp
Total Population 14,958

Population and Household Demographics

Calhoun County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 14,958. There are 6,028 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 22.5% of households in Calhoun County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calhoun County

The median gross income for households in Calhoun County is $43,531 a year, or $3,628 a month. The median rent for the county is $681 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calhoun County, a household making less than $2,270 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Calhoun County.

Area Median Income In Calhoun County

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.

In Calhoun County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,600

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 Calhoun County

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 Calhoun County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,050 $32,700 $36,300 $39,250 $42,150 $45,050 $47,950
80% of Median $40,700 $46,500 $52,300 $58,100 $62,750 $67,400 $72,050 $76,700

Cities In Calhoun County

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City Served By
Cameron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cameron is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
St Matthews The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Matthews is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
St. Matthews The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Matthews is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.