Affordable Housing In Florence County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 1,807 income based apartments in Florence County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 816 affordable apartments in Florence County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Florence County, South Carolina

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

Crescent Villas II

320 Troxel Blvd.
Florence, South Carolina
$434-600
1-2 BR
Affordable

Irby Senior Village

125 Federal Court
Florence, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Pine Acres

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

The Belmont

719 S Irby St
Florence, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

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
$803-916
2-3 BR
Affordable

Marion Commons Senior

154 Lance Ave
Lake City, South Carolina
$532-625
1-2 BR
Affordable

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
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Florence County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Florence County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Coward, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Coward.
Affordable Housing In Florence, SC Affordable Housing programs support 31 apartment communities in Florence.
Affordable Housing In Johnsonville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Johnsonville.
Affordable Housing In Lake City, SC Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Lake City.
Affordable Housing In Pamplico, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Pamplico.
Affordable Housing In Timmonsville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Timmonsville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Florence 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Florence 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 Florence County.

Florence County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

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 816 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 $834 and $1,020.

2023 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
Florence County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $701 $706 $927 $1,173 $1,247
Florence County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $631 to $771 $635 to $777 $834 to $1,020 $1,056 to $1,290 $1,122 to $1,372

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Florence County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 51
Total Low Income Apartments 2,623
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 $66,400

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Florence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,950 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,200 $43,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Florence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Florence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,200 $42,500 $47,800 $53,100 $57,350 $61,600 $65,850 $70,100