Affordable Housing In Chesterfield County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 769 income based apartments in Chesterfield County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 62 affordable apartments in Chesterfield County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

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

Oak Terrace Apartments

400 E. Maynard Street
Pageland, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Dream Builders II

W Mcgregor and Oak
Pageland, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Water Oaks Associates of Jefferson

303 E Elizabeth
Jefferson, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Arrowhead Place Apartments, Inc

1200 State Rd
Cheraw, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hope Housing, Inc

213 W Baker St
Jefferson, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Brighter Tomorrows

200 Peach Orchard Rd
Jefferson, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

River Birch Apartments

117 Huger Street
Cheraw, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Pageland Place

205 Mangum St
Pageland, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Indian Creek Apartments

Blasengale St
Chesterfield, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Chesterfield Courts, Inc

712 State Rd
Cheraw, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Chesterfield County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Chesterfield County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Cheraw, SC Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Cheraw.
Affordable Housing In Chesterfield, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Chesterfield.
Affordable Housing In Jefferson, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Jefferson.
Affordable Housing In Pageland, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Pageland.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Chesterfield County, 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 County.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

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 $702 and $858.

2023 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
Chesterfield County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $639 $642 $780 $1,012 $1,071
Chesterfield County, 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 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
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.

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 $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 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

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