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

Discover affordable housing in Florence County where there are 52+ 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.

The Trellis Apartments

2827 S Canal Dr, Florence, South Carolina 29505

Hickory Knoll Apartments

2206 Pamplico Hwy, Florence, South Carolina 29505

Attwood Pointe

155 Attwood Ave, Florence, South Carolina 29505

Pine Park, Clyde Court, Lakota Place

502 Clyde St, Florence, South Carolina 29506

J.O Smith Villas

500 East Royal St, Florence, South Carolina 29506

Creekside Village

2311 W Palmetto St, Florence, South Carolina 29501

Parkview Plaza

1000 Clement St, Florence, South Carolina 29501

Coit Village

230 N Coit St, Florence, South Carolina 29501

Palmetto Ridge Estates

East Side of Matthews Rd, Lake City, South Carolina 29560

Church Hill

920 June Ln, Florence, South Carolina 29506

Oakland Place

711 Oakland Ave, Florence, South Carolina 29506

Waverly Acres

815E Waverly Ave, Florence, South Carolina 29501

Bridgeland

101 Davenport Dr, Timmonsville, South Carolina 29161

Lakota Crossing

1741 Lakota Dr, Florence, South Carolina 29505

Wyndham Place Apartments

500 W Darlington St, Florence, South Carolina 29501

Village Creek, Alp

2212 Pamplico Hwy, Florence, South Carolina 29505

Pelican House, Inc

300 Conyers Ave, Florence, South Carolina 29505

New Hope, Inc

2111 Pine Forest Drive, Florence, South Carolina 29505

Mt Zion Ame

619 Ervin Court, Florence, South Carolina 29506

Swan Lakes

200 Peggy Ct, Lake City, South Carolina 29560

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Florence County, South Carolina
$19.17/hour
$11.92 (+164%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $11.92 (+164%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

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

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

How many renters live in Florence County, South Carolina?

The County of Florence County has 136,721 people living in 53,185 households.

There are 47,201 renters living in 19,967 renter households in this County. Renters make up 34.52 percent of the population living in Florence County.

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

There are an estimated 60,896 housing units in the Florence County area. Of these, 19,929 units are rental homes, making up 33 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Florence County, South Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Florence County?

The rental vacancy rate in Florence County is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Florence County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,560 1,517 7,121 7,299 1,470
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Florence County

A large number of apartments in Florence 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 Florence County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 51 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 26 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 Florence County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $787 to $1,374. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $787
One BR $792
Two BR $1,012
Three BR $1,279
Four BR $1,374
2024 Fair Market Rents in Florence County, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Florence 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 1,674 65 percent
One BR 1,077 71 percent
Two BR 5,075 71 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Florence County, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Florence County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,052
Public Housing 770
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 652
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 86
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 44
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 244
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Florence County, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Florence County, South Carolina

Florence County features 1,789 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 894 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 $911 and $1,113.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.