Affordable Housing In Chesterfield County
South Carolina

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chesterfield County

Oak Terrace Apartments

400 E. Maynard Street
Pageland, SC
Subsidized

Dream Builders II

W Mcgregor & Oak
Pageland, SC
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Water Oaks Associates of Jefferson

303 E Elizabeth
Jefferson, SC
Subsidized

Arrowhead Place Apartments, Inc

1200 State Rd
Cheraw, SC
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Hope Housing, Inc

213 W Baker St
Jefferson, SC
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Brighter Tomorrows

200 Peach Orchard Rd
Jefferson, SC
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

River Birch Apartments

117 Huger Street
Cheraw, SC
Subsidized

Pageland Place

205 Mangum St
Pageland, SC
Subsidized

Indian Creek Apartments

Blasengale St
Chesterfield, SC
Subsidized

Chesterfield Courts, Inc

712 State Rd
Cheraw, SC
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Chesterfield County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Cheraw Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 751 affordable apartments for rent in Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Chesterfield County features 689 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 62 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chesterfield County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chesterfield County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 751
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 689
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $32,083 ±$2,142
Median Rent $577 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.53% ± 6.05pp
Total Population 46,192

Population and Household Demographics

Chesterfield County is a County in South Carolina with a population of 46,192. There are 18,022 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 30.09% of households in Chesterfield County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chesterfield County

The median gross income for households in Chesterfield County is $32,083 a year, or $2,674 a month. The median rent for the county is $577 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chesterfield County, a household making less than $1,923 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Chesterfield County.1

Area Median Income In Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,700

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 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 Chesterfield County HUD Rental Assistance in Chesterfield County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,250 $30,350 $32,450 $34,550
50% of Median $18,350 $20,950 $23,550 $26,150 $28,250 $30,350 $32,450 $34,550
80% of Median $29,300 $33,500 $37,700 $41,850 $45,200 $48,550 $51,900 $55,250
Fair Market Rents in Chesterfield County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$513 $572 $651 $890 $958

Cities In Chesterfield County

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City Listings Served By
Cheraw 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cheraw is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.
Chesterfield 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chesterfield is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.
Pageland 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pageland is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.
Jefferson 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.
McBee 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McBee is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.
Mount Croghan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Croghan is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.
Patrick 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patrick is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.
Ruby 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ruby is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.