Conway, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 711 income based apartments in Conway where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 330 affordable apartments in Conway that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Conway, South Carolina

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

North Oaks Apartments

2501 Oak St
Conway, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Leyland Grove

1224 Pine Street
Conway, South Carolina
Affordable

Noel Villa Apartments

1104 Hemingway Chapel Rd
Conway, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Leehaven and Sanders

2000 Duckett St
Conway, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Crane Creek Apartments

1519 Grainger Rd
Conway, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Blackwater Cove

1761 Ernest Finney Ave
Conway, South Carolina

Eme Apartments of Conway

1911 9th Avenue
Conway, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Legacy Apartments II

204 Legacy Way
Conway, South Carolina
Affordable

Bells Bay Landing

2321 Wright Blvd
Conway, South Carolina
Affordable

Crabtree Commons

301 El Bethel Rd
Conway, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Conway

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Conway, 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
Housing Authority of Conway 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 Conway.

Conway, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Conway, South Carolina

Conway features 711 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 Conway, South Carolina

There are 330 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Conway.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Conway, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Conway, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,027 and $1,255.

2023 Conway, 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
Conway, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $966 $991 $1,141 $1,455 $1,642
Conway, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $869 to $1,063 $892 to $1,090 $1,027 to $1,255 $1,310 to $1,601 $1,478 to $1,806

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Conway, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,071
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 711
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.55%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $34,615 ±$3,593
Median Rent $682 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 63.52% ± 8.36pp
Total Population 19,356

Population and Household Demographics

Conway is a city in Horry County, South Carolina with a population of 19,356. There are 6,779 households in the city with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 39.55% of households in Conway are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Conway

The median gross income for households in Conway is $34,615 a year, or $2,885 a month. The median rent for the city is $682 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Conway, a household making less than $2,273 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 63.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Conway.

Area Median Income In Conway

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 Conway, the AMI is calculated from all households within Horry County.

In Conway, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,600

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 Conway

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 Conway

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Conway AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Conway AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,950 $27,350 $30,750 $34,150 $36,900 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Conway AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,300 $43,750 $49,200 $54,650 $59,050 $63,400 $67,800 $72,150