Affordable Housing In Dillon County
17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dillon County
Housing Authorities that serve Dillon County
|Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Dillon County, South Carolina
There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 679 affordable apartments for rent in Dillon County, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Dillon County, South Carolina
Dillon County features 424 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 County, South Carolina
There are 255 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dillon County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Dillon County, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dillon County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Dillon County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dillon County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $611 and $747.
2021 Dillon 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|
|Dillon County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent||$557||$594||$679||$852||$1,072|
|Dillon County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range||$501 to $613||$535 to $653||$611 to $747||$767 to $937||$965 to $1,179|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Dillon County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||17|
|Total Low Income Apartments||679|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||424|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||34.26%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.65|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Median Household Income||$28,938 ±$3,514|
|Median Rent||$530 ±$26|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.27% ± 5.76pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Dillon County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 31,435. There are 11,514 households in the county with an average household size of 2.69 persons. 34.26% of households in Dillon County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Dillon County
The median gross income for households in Dillon County is $28,938 a year, or $2,412 a month. The median rent for the county is $530 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dillon County, a household making less than $1,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Dillon County.
Area Median Income In Dillon 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 Dillon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $40,700
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 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 Dillon 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 Dillon 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 Dillon 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 Dillon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Dillon County
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|Dillon||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dillon is the Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|
|Lake View||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake View is the Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|
|Latta||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Latta is the Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|