Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Chesnee, SC

Discover affordable housing in Chesnee where there are 3+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Walker Street Apartments

400 Walker Street, Chesnee, South Carolina 29323

Virginia Avenue Apartments

202 S Virginia Ave, Chesnee, South Carolina 0

Clc Community Living

180 N Georgia Ave, Chesnee, South Carolina 29323

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Reported On March 4th, 2024 by Ayat Elkarib

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Chesnee, South Carolina
$14.36 (+198%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $14.36 (+198%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Chesnee, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Chesnee, South Carolina.

Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Chesnee.

How many renters live in Chesnee, South Carolina?

The City of Chesnee has 597 people living in 296 households.

There are 247 renters living in 133 renter households in this City. Renters make up 41.37 percent of the population living in Chesnee.

What is the rental market like in Chesnee, South Carolina?

There are an estimated 369 housing units in the Chesnee area. Of these, 133 units are rental homes, making up 36 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Chesnee, South Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Chesnee?

The rental vacancy rate in Chesnee is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Chesnee for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Chesnee
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
6 16 67 35 9
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Chesnee

A large number of apartments in Chesnee have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Chesnee are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 55 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 29 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Chesnee

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $706 to $1,355. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $706
One BR $711
Two BR $934
Three BR $1,187
Four BR $1,355
2024 Fair Market Rents in Chesnee, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Chesnee?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 2 33 percent
One BR 16 100 percent
Two BR 67 100 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Chesnee, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Chesnee?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Chesnee, South Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 24
Public Housing 25
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 4
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 24
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Chesnee, South Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Chesnee, South Carolina

Chesnee features 208 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 Chesnee, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chesnee, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chesnee, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,027 and $1,255.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.