Dillon, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 268 income based apartments in Dillon where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 201 affordable apartments in Dillon that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Dillon, South Carolina

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

Cedar Terrace of Dillon

1010 McKenzie Road
Dillon, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Cannon Housing, Inc

212 Cannon Ct
Dillon, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dillon Manor, a Lp

1046 McKenzie Rd
Dillon, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Brookstone Landing

1012 West Main St
Dillon, South Carolina
Affordable

Mill Pond Apartments

1206 W Main St
Dillon, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Maplewood Green Apartments

220 S Longstreet Rd
Dillon, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Long Branch Apartments

1204 W Main St
Dillon, South Carolina
Affordable

Hunters Crossing

621 S 9th Ave
Dillon, South Carolina
Affordable

Willie J. Bethea, Inc

403 W Roosevelt St
Dillon, South Carolina
Affordable

Willie J. Bethea, Inc

100 W Dargan St
Dillon, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Dillon

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Dillon, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County 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 Dillon.

Dillon, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Dillon, South Carolina

Dillon features 268 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 Dillon, South Carolina

There are 201 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dillon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dillon, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dillon landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Dillon.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dillon, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2023 Dillon, 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
Dillon, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $610 $614 $780 $959 $1,234
Dillon, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $549 to $671 $553 to $675 $702 to $858 $863 to $1,055 $1,111 to $1,357

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dillon, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 469
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 268
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $31,475 ±$10,068
Median Rent $497 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.23% ± 10.62pp
Total Population 6,705

Population and Household Demographics

Dillon is a city in Dillon County, South Carolina with a population of 6,705. There are 2,438 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 48.73% of households in Dillon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dillon

The median gross income for households in Dillon is $31,475 a year, or $2,623 a month. The median rent for the city is $497 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dillon, a household making less than $1,657 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Dillon.

Area Median Income In Dillon

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 Dillon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dillon County.

In Dillon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,700

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 Dillon

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 Dillon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dillon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dillon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,600 $23,550 $26,500 $29,400 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dillon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150