Fort Mill, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 169 income based apartments in Fort Mill where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 483 affordable apartments in Fort Mill that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fort Mill, South Carolina

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

White Street Apartments

White Street, Steele Circle
Fort Mill, South Carolina

Glenwood Falls

917 Archie St
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Affordable

Bozeman Drive

105 Bozeman Dr
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Avery Lake Apartments

100 Lestina Dr
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Affordable

Forest Ridge

2300 Forest Ridge Dr
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Affordable

Comm Research and Dev Assoc

Avery Lake
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Affordable

Knollwood Apartments

706 Banks Rd
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Affordable

Edgewood Apartments

1550 Banks Rd
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Fort Mill

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City Apartments
Rock Hill, SC Affordable Housing programs support 30 apartment communities in Rock Hill.
York, SC Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in York.
Clover, SC Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Clover.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fort Mill, 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 Fort Mill Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Fort Mill.

Fort Mill, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fort Mill, South Carolina

Fort Mill features 169 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 $1,200 and $1,466.

2023 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 $1,154 $1,180 $1,333 $1,691 $2,183
Fort Mill, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $1,039 to $1,269 $1,062 to $1,298 $1,200 to $1,466 $1,522 to $1,860 $1,965 to $2,401

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fort Mill, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 652
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 169
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
Total Population 12,525

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 $96,300

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.
$19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
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.
$33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200
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.
$52,750 $60,300 $67,850 $75,350 $81,400 $87,450 $93,450 $99,500