Affordable Housing In Fort Mill
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fort Mill
Housing Authorities that serve Fort Mill
|Housing Authority of Fort Mill||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Fort Mill, South Carolina
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 624 affordable apartments for rent in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Fort Mill, South Carolina
Fort Mill features 141 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 Fort Mill, South Carolina
There are 483 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Mill.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Mill, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fort Mill landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Fort Mill.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Mill, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,036 and $1,266.
2021 Fort Mill, 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|
|Fort Mill, South Carolina Fair Market Rent||$987||$1,010||$1,151||$1,518||$1,956|
|Fort Mill, South Carolina Payment Standard Range||$888 to $1,086||$909 to $1,111||$1,036 to $1,266||$1,366 to $1,670||$1,760 to $2,152|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Fort Mill, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||624|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||141|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||35.45%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.18|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Median Household Income||$61,773 ±$5,956|
|Median Rent||$855 ±$42|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||49.15% ± 8.63pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Fort Mill is a city in York County, South Carolina with a population of 12,525. There are 4,953 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 35.45% of households in Fort Mill are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Mill
The median gross income for households in Fort Mill is $61,773 a year, or $5,148 a month. The median rent for the city is $855 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Mill, a household making less than $2,850 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Mill.
Area Median Income In Fort Mill
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.
HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Fort Mill, the AMI is calculated from all households within York County.
In Fort Mill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,200
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 Fort Mill
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 Fort Mill
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fort Mill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fort Mill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fort Mill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.