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Affordable Housing In Clarks Hill
McCormick County, South Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Clarks Hill

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clarks Hill, South Carolina

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Clarks Hill, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Clarks Hill, South Carolina

Clarks Hill features 0 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 Clarks Hill, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clarks Hill, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clarks Hill, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $611 and $747.

2021 Clarks Hill, 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 $512 $515 $679 $972 $996
Payment Standard Range $461 to $563 $464 to $567 $611 to $747 $875 to $1,069 $896 to $1,096

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Clarks Hill, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 3.14
Median Household Income $38,523 ±$21,793
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 15.15% ± 66.86pp
Total Population 330

Population and Household Demographics

Clarks Hill is a city in McCormick County, South Carolina with a population of 330. There are 105 households in the city with an average household size of 3.14 persons. 31.43% of households in Clarks Hill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clarks Hill

The median gross income for households in Clarks Hill is $38,523 a year, or $3,210 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clarks Hill, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 15.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Clarks Hill.

Area Median Income In Clarks Hill

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 Clarks Hill, the AMI is calculated from all households within McCormick County.

In Clarks Hill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,800

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 Clarks Hill

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 Clarks Hill

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 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% of Median $19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% of Median $30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900