Calhoun Falls, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 132 income based apartments in Calhoun Falls where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Waiting Lists in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina

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

Main Street Apartments

Main St, Lee St, Hester Dr
Calhoun Falls, South Carolina

Hunters Blind Apartments

101 Eastgate Drive
Calhoun Falls, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Waterford Place Apartments

100 Waterford Ln
Calhoun Falls, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Calhoun Falls

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Calhoun Falls

City Apartments
Abbeville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Abbeville.
Honea Path, SC Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Honea Path.
Ware Shoals, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Ware Shoals.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Calhoun Falls, 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. 1 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 Falls.

Calhoun Falls, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina

Calhoun Falls features 132 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 Falls, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina

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

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

2023 Calhoun Falls, 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 Falls, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $622 $626 $780 $1,109 $1,329
Calhoun Falls, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $560 to $684 $563 to $689 $702 to $858 $998 to $1,220 $1,196 to $1,462

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Calhoun Falls, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 132
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 132
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $26,488 ±$7,513
Median Rent $496 ±$101
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.43% ± 22.06pp
Total Population 1,733

Population and Household Demographics

Calhoun Falls is a city in Abbeville County, South Carolina with a population of 1,733. There are 637 households in the city with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 29.04% of households in Calhoun Falls are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calhoun Falls

The median gross income for households in Calhoun Falls is $26,488 a year, or $2,207 a month. The median rent for the city is $496 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calhoun Falls, a household making less than $1,653 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Calhoun Falls.

Area Median Income In Calhoun Falls

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 Calhoun Falls, the AMI is calculated from all households within Abbeville County.

In Calhoun Falls, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,600

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 Falls

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 Falls

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