Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Edgefield County, SC

Discover affordable housing in Edgefield County where there are 14+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Medical Park Apartments

221 WA Reel Dr, Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

bed 1

Park Avenue Apartments I & II

401 Park Avenue, Johnston, South Carolina 29832

bed 1-2

Hazelwood Manor

1202 Calhoun St, Johnston, South Carolina 29832

bed 1

Edgewood Apartments

180 W.A Reel Drive, Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

bed 1-2

Country Manor Apartments

191 WA Reel Dr, Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

Wise Street Apartments

Wise St, Trestle St, Trenton, South Carolina 29847

Ouzts Street Apartments

0 Ouzts Street, May St, Johnston, South Carolina 29832

Holly Brook

230 Peachtree St, Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

678 Fishing Village Rd

678 Fishing Village Rd, Plum Branch, South Carolina 29845

bed 1
payment $795/mo.

Crest Vue

53 Crest Rd, Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

Brighton Ridge Apartments

1048 Woodland Ave, Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

Edisto Plaza Apartments

304 Slide Hill Road, Johnston, South Carolina 29832

Reel Drive Edgefield Rh

140 WA Reel Dr, Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

Beaufort Seniors, Lp

Murrah Rd And Sweetwater Dr, Edgefield, South Carolina 29841

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Edgefield County, South Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Edgefield County, South Carolina
$20.83/hour
$13.58 (+187%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $13.58 (+187%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Edgefield County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Edgefield County, South Carolina.

Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Edgefield County.

How many renters live in Edgefield County, South Carolina?

The County of Edgefield County has 26,181 people living in 9,403 households.

There are 5,322 renters living in 2,320 renter households in this County. Renters make up 20.33 percent of the population living in Edgefield County.

What is the rental market like in Edgefield County, South Carolina?

There are an estimated 11,130 housing units in the Edgefield County area. Of these, 2,401 units are rental homes, making up 22 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Edgefield County, South Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Edgefield County?

The rental vacancy rate in Edgefield County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Edgefield County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Edgefield County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
61 416 888 803 139
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Edgefield County

A large number of apartments in Edgefield County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Edgefield County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 40 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 20 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Edgefield County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $805 to $1,779. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $805
One BR $961
Two BR $1,100
Three BR $1,463
Four BR $1,779
2024 Fair Market Rents in Edgefield County, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Edgefield County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 24 39 percent
One BR 401 96 percent
Two BR 565 64 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Edgefield County, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Edgefield County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Edgefield County, South Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 393
Public Housing 86
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 111
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 166
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Edgefield County, South Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Edgefield County, South Carolina

Edgefield County features 562 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 Edgefield County, South Carolina

There are 162 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Edgefield County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Edgefield County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Edgefield County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Edgefield County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Edgefield County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $990 and $1,210.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.