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Affordable Housing In Colleton County
South Carolina

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Colleton County

Magnolia Village

450 Spruce Street
Walterboro, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
62+

Druid Hills II Apartments

189 Beach Rd
Walterboro, South Carolina
Subsidized

Bay Meadows Apartments

200 Dorsey Street
Walterboro, South Carolina
Subsidized

Hillcrest Apartments

518 Sniders Hwy
Walterboro, South Carolina
Subsidized

Colleton Heights ( Aka Druid Hills I )

300 Sniders Hwy
Walterboro, South Carolina
Subsidized

Walterboro Village Associates, Alp

501 Greenpond Hwy
Walterboro, South Carolina
Subsidized

Meadow Creek Apartments

156 Kimbrell St
Walterboro, South Carolina

Edisto Terrace Apartments

180 Mabel T Willis Blvd
Walterboro, South Carolina

Cambridge Pointe

116 Neyle St
Walterboro, South Carolina
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Housing Authorities that serve Colleton County

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Colleton County, South Carolina

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 466 affordable apartments for rent in Colleton County, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Colleton County, South Carolina

Colleton County features 324 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 Colleton County, South Carolina

There are 142 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Colleton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Colleton County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Colleton County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Colleton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Colleton County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $612 and $748.

2020 Colleton 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 $536 $597 $680 $883 $921
Payment Standard Range $482 to $590 $537 to $657 $612 to $748 $795 to $971 $829 to $1,013

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Colleton County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 466
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 324
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $32,804 ±$2,734
Median Rent $705 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.79% ± 7.58pp
Total Population 38,004

Population and Household Demographics

Colleton County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 38,004. There are 14,774 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 26.6% of households in Colleton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Colleton County

The median gross income for households in Colleton County is $32,804 a year, or $2,734 a month. The median rent for the county is $705 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Colleton County, a household making less than $2,350 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Colleton County.

Area Median Income In Colleton 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 Colleton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,900

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 Colleton 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 Colleton 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 Colleton County

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City Served By
Cottageville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cottageville is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Edisto Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edisto Beach is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Islandton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Islandton is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Jacksonboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacksonboro is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Lodge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lodge is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Smoaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smoaks is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Walterboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walterboro is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Williams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williams is the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.