Affordable Housing In Darlington County
23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Darlington County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Darlington County, South Carolina
There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,364 affordable apartments for rent in Darlington County, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Darlington County, South Carolina
Darlington County features 1,033 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 Darlington County, South Carolina
There are 331 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Darlington County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Darlington County, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Darlington County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Darlington County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Darlington County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $611 and $747.
2021 Darlington 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|
|Darlington County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent||$516||$596||$679||$889||$966|
|Darlington County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range||$464 to $568||$536 to $656||$611 to $747||$800 to $978||$869 to $1,063|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Darlington County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||23|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,364|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,033|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||32.3%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.47|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Median Household Income||$35,409 ±$1,934|
|Median Rent||$623 ±$21|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.21% ± 4.88pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Darlington County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 67,922. There are 26,417 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 32.3% of households in Darlington County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Darlington County
The median gross income for households in Darlington County is $35,409 a year, or $2,951 a month. The median rent for the county is $623 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Darlington County, a household making less than $2,077 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Darlington County.
Area Median Income In Darlington 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 Darlington County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,300
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 Darlington 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 Darlington 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 Darlington 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 Darlington 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 Darlington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Darlington County
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|Darlington||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Darlington is the Housing Authority of Darlington.|
|Hartsville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartsville is the Housing Authority of Hartsville.|