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Affordable Housing In Dillon
Dillon County, South Carolina

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dillon

Cedar Terrace of Dillon

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

Cannon Housing, Inc

212 Cannon Ct
Dillon, South Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dillon Manor, a Lp

1046 McKenzie Rd
Dillon, South Carolina

Brookstone Landing

1012 West Main St
Dillon, South Carolina

Mill Pond Apartments

1206 W Main St
Dillon, South Carolina

Maplewood Green Apartments

220 S Longstreet Rd
Dillon, South Carolina

Long Branch Apartments

1204 W Main St
Dillon, South Carolina

Hunters Crossing

621 S 9th Ave
Dillon, South Carolina

Willie J. Bethea, Inc

403 W Roosevelt St
Dillon, South Carolina

Willie J. Bethea, Inc

100 W Dargan St
Dillon, South Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Dillon

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dillon, South Carolina

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 469 affordable apartments for rent in Dillon, South Carolina.

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 $586 and $716.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $513 $572 $651 $833 $937
Payment Standard Range $462 to $564 $515 to $629 $586 to $716 $750 to $916 $843 to $1,031

Sourced from federal housing data and 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 $42,400

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

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