Clinton, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 373 income based apartments in Clinton where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 240 affordable apartments in Clinton that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Clinton, South Carolina

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

Tallwood Apartments

113 Tallwood Dr
Clinton, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Countryside Townhouses

100 Countryside Circle
Clinton, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Colony Square Apartments

201 Elizabeth St
Clinton, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Belle Ville Apartments

100 Jefferson St
Clinton, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
62+
Affordable

Glendale Manor Apartments

100 Glendale Manor Dr
Clinton, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Clinton Manor Apartments

100 Clinton Manor Dr
Clinton, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Landau Apartments

1321 S Broad St
Clinton, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Idia, Inc

300 N Sloan St
Clinton, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Westchase Apartments

590 Phillips St
Clinton, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Clinton Green

S Broad St
Clinton, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Clinton

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City Apartments
Laurens, SC Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Laurens.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Clinton, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Clinton.

Clinton, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Clinton, South Carolina

Clinton features 373 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 Clinton, South Carolina

There are 240 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clinton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clinton, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clinton landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clinton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clinton, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $778 and $950.

2023 Clinton, 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
Clinton, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $652 $656 $864 $1,056 $1,161
Clinton, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $587 to $717 $590 to $722 $778 to $950 $950 to $1,162 $1,045 to $1,277

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clinton, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 613
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 373
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 57.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $29,342 ±$2,256
Median Rent $695 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.52% ± 8.1pp
Total Population 8,561

Population and Household Demographics

Clinton is a city in Laurens County, South Carolina with a population of 8,561. There are 2,593 households in the city with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 57.46% of households in Clinton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clinton

The median gross income for households in Clinton is $29,342 a year, or $2,445 a month. The median rent for the city is $695 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clinton, a household making less than $2,317 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Clinton.

Area Median Income In Clinton

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 Clinton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Laurens County.

In Clinton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,000

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 Clinton

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 Clinton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,350 $34,750 $37,150 $39,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,000 $24,000 $27,000 $29,950 $32,350 $34,750 $37,150 $39,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,550 $38,350 $43,150 $47,900 $51,750 $55,600 $59,400 $63,250