Affordable Housing In Clarendon County
23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clarendon County
Housing Authorities that serve Clarendon County
|South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Clarendon County, South Carolina
There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 810 affordable apartments for rent in Clarendon County, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Clarendon County, South Carolina
Clarendon County features 544 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 Clarendon County, South Carolina
There are 266 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clarendon County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Clarendon County, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clarendon County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clarendon County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clarendon County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $611 and $747.
2021 Clarendon 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|
|Clarendon County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent||$512||$515||$679||$845||$1,014|
|Clarendon County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range||$461 to $563||$464 to $567||$611 to $747||$761 to $930||$913 to $1,115|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Clarendon County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||23|
|Total Low Income Apartments||810|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||544|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||26.84%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.37|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Median Household Income||$33,162 ±$1,766|
|Median Rent||$568 ±$49|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.64% ± 6.07pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Clarendon County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 34,178. There are 13,161 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 26.84% of households in Clarendon County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Clarendon County
The median gross income for households in Clarendon County is $33,162 a year, or $2,764 a month. The median rent for the county is $568 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clarendon County, a household making less than $1,893 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Clarendon County.
Area Median Income In Clarendon 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 Clarendon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,900
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 Clarendon 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 Clarendon County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clarendon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clarendon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clarendon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Clarendon County
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|Alcolu||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alcolu is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.|
|Manning||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manning is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.|
|Paxville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paxville is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.|
|Summerton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summerton is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.|
|Turbeville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turbeville is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.|