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Affordable Housing In Florence County
South Carolina

47 Low Income Apartment Communities In Florence County

Pine Acres

220 Kelley Street
Lake City, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

J.O Smith Villas

500 East Royal St
Florence, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR

Pine Park, Clyde Court, Lakota Place

502 Clyde St
Florence, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Attwood Pointe

155 Attwood Ave
Florence, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Parkview Plaza

1000 Clement St
Florence, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior

Pembrook Apartments

464 East Sixth Ave
Pamplico, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Subsidized

Creekside Village

2311 W Palmetto St
Florence, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR

Church Hill

920 June Ln
Florence, South Carolina

Oakland Place

711 Oakland Ave
Florence, South Carolina

Waverly Acres

815E Waverly Ave
Florence, South Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Florence County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Florence Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Florence County, South Carolina

There are 47 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,397 affordable apartments for rent in Florence County, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Florence County, South Carolina

Florence County features 1,807 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 Florence County, South Carolina

There are 590 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Florence County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Florence County, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Florence County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $707 and $864.

2020 Florence 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 $607 $611 $785 $991 $1,219
Payment Standard Range $546 to $668 $550 to $672 $707 to $864 $892 to $1,090 $1,097 to $1,341

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Florence County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 47
Total Low Income Apartments 2,397
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,807
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $42,080 ±$1,211
Median Rent $676 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.33% ± 3.24pp
Total Population 138,330

Population and Household Demographics

Florence County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 138,330. There are 51,847 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 33.76% of households in Florence County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Florence County

The median gross income for households in Florence County is $42,080 a year, or $3,507 a month. The median rent for the county is $676 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Florence County, a household making less than $2,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Florence County.

Area Median Income In Florence 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 Florence County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,100

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 Florence 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 Florence 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 $30,680 $33,500 $35,800 $38,100
50% of Median $20,200 $23,100 $26,000 $28,850 $31,200 $33,500 $35,800 $38,100
80% of Median $32,350 $36,950 $41,550 $46,150 $49,850 $53,550 $57,250 $60,950

Cities In Florence County

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City Served By
Coward The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coward is the Housing Authority of Florence.
Florence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Florence is the Housing Authority of Florence.
John The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves John is the Housing Authority of Florence.
Johnsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Johnsonville is the Housing Authority of Florence.
Lake City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake City are the Lake City Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Florence.
Olanta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olanta is the Housing Authority of Florence.
Pamplico The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pamplico is the Housing Authority of Florence.
Quinby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quinby is the Housing Authority of Florence.
Scranton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scranton is the Housing Authority of Florence.
Timmonsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Timmonsville is the Housing Authority of Florence.