Chesterfield, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 68 income based apartments in Chesterfield where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Waiting Lists in Chesterfield, South Carolina

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

Indian Creek Apartments

Blasengale St
Chesterfield, South Carolina
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Chesterfield Apts

801 East Blvd
Chesterfield, South Carolina
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Affordable Housing Near Chesterfield

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City Apartments
Cheraw, SC Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Cheraw.
Pageland, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Pageland.
Jefferson, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Jefferson.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Chesterfield, 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
Housing Authority of Cheraw Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work
Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Chesterfield.

Chesterfield, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Chesterfield, South Carolina

Chesterfield features 68 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 Chesterfield, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chesterfield, South Carolina

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

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

2023 Chesterfield, 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
Chesterfield, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $639 $642 $780 $1,012 $1,071
Chesterfield, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $578 to $706 $702 to $858 $911 to $1,113 $964 to $1,178

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chesterfield, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 68
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 68
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $34,250 ±$9,396
Median Rent $554 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.12% ± 13.98pp
Total Population 1,410

Population and Household Demographics

Chesterfield is a city in Chesterfield County, South Carolina with a population of 1,410. There are 506 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 45.85% of households in Chesterfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chesterfield

The median gross income for households in Chesterfield is $34,250 a year, or $2,854 a month. The median rent for the city is $554 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chesterfield, a household making less than $1,847 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Chesterfield.

Area Median Income In Chesterfield

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 Chesterfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Chesterfield County.

In Chesterfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,300

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 Chesterfield

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 Chesterfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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