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Affordable Housing In Darlington County
South Carolina

23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Darlington County

Brockington Heights

201 Saleeby Loop
Darlington, South Carolina
2-3 BR

Forest Ridge Apartments

1212 Myrtle Street
Hartsville, South Carolina

Magnolia Senior Village

131 Sojourner Way
Hartsville, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cambridge Associates of Lamar

620 E Jackson St
Lamar, South Carolina

Hartsville Special Housing, Inc

110 E Carolina Ave
Hartsville, South Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing

Washington Square

600 Washington St
Darlington, South Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing
Accepts Vouchers

Indian Creek

415 N Main Street
Darlington, South Carolina

Swift Creek Apartments, Alp

405 Swift Creek d
Hartsville, South Carolina

New Swift Creek Villa Apartments

411 Wells Street
Darlington, South Carolina

Pecan Grove

105 Price Ct
Darlington, South Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

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 $623 and $761.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $496 $595 $692 $912 $942
Payment Standard Range $446 to $546 $536 to $655 $623 to $761 $821 to $1,003 $848 to $1,036

Sourced from federal housing data and 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
Total Population 67,922

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

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 Darlington County

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City Served By
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.
North Hartsville
Society Hill