Affordable Housing In Chesterfield County
18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chesterfield County
Housing Authorities that serve Chesterfield County
|Housing Authority of Cheraw||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 831 affordable apartments for rent in Chesterfield County, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
Chesterfield County features 769 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 County, South Carolina
There are 62 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chesterfield County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chesterfield County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Chesterfield County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chesterfield County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $586 and $716.
2020 Chesterfield 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$513||$572||$651||$890||$958|
|Payment Standard Range||$462 to $564||$515 to $629||$586 to $716||$801 to $979||$862 to $1,054|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Chesterfield County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||18|
|Total Low Income Apartments||831|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||769|
|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|
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.
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 $47,900
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 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||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$28,300||$30,400||$32,500||$34,600|
|50% of Median||$18,350||$21,000||$23,600||$26,200||$28,300||$30,400||$32,500||$34,600|
|80% of Median||$29,350||$33,550||$37,750||$41,900||$45,300||$48,650||$52,000||$55,350|
Cities In Chesterfield County
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|Cheraw||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cheraw is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.|
|Chesterfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chesterfield is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.|
|Jefferson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.|
|McBee||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McBee is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.|
|Mount Croghan||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Croghan is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.|
|Pageland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pageland is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.|
|Patrick||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patrick is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.|
|Ruby||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ruby is the Housing Authority of Cheraw.|