Affordable Housing In Calhoun County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 112 income based apartments in Calhoun County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Calhoun County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Calhoun County, South Carolina

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

Lakeview Apartments

105 Lakeview St
St Matthews, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

John G. Felder Apartments

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

Calhoun County Housing

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

Lawton Housing, Inc

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

Freemon Thomas II

303 Agnes St
St Matthews, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Calhoun County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Calhoun County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In St Matthews, SC Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in St Matthews.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Calhoun 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.

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 Calhoun County.

Calhoun County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,013 and $1,238.

2023 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
Calhoun County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $944 $996 $1,125 $1,442 $1,724
Calhoun County, 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.

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 $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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Calhoun County 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 Calhoun County 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 Calhoun County 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