Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Gaffney, SC

Discover affordable housing in Gaffney where there are 20+ 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.

Iveywood Park Apartments

112 Martin Ln, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

bed 2-3
payment $545-595/mo.
accessibility Accessible

Huntington Square Apartments

100 Huntington Square Dr, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

bed 1-3

White Oaks Apartments

100 White Oak Dr, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Fairfield Apartments

100 Fairfield Dr, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Peachtree Apartments

100 Killion Dr, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340

Lockhart Lane Apartments

473 Lockhart Ln, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Brookhaven Housing Corporation

Camellia Cir, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Christopher Lynn Estates

Beltline Rd, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Town and Country Apartments

106 Ellis Ferry Ave, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Redwood Village Apartments

100 Redwood Cir, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Iveywood Park Apartments, II

114 Martin Ln, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Autumn Glen Villas

611 West Buford Street, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

bed 2-3

Ryan Park Apartments II

400 Bonner Lake Rd, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340

Colonial Heights

630 Colonial Ave, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340

Beltline Courts

125 Beltline Rd, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Granard Courts

524 W. Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Limestone Court

940 N. Limestone St, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341

Westwind Village II Apartments

523 W Montgomery St, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340

South Carolina

203 S Limestone St, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340

Westwind Village Apartments

521 W.Montgomery St., Gaffney, South Carolina

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Gaffney, South Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Gaffney, South Carolina
$17.69/hour
$10.44 (+144%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $10.44 (+144%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Gaffney, 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 Gaffney, South Carolina.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Gaffney, South Carolina.

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

How many renters live in Gaffney, South Carolina?

The City of Gaffney has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 43.58 percent of the population living in Gaffney.

What is the rental market like in Gaffney, South Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Gaffney area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Gaffney, South Carolina, there are 1.05 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Gaffney?

The rental vacancy rate in Gaffney is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Gaffney for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gaffney
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
102 471 927 530 137
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gaffney

A large number of apartments in Gaffney have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Gaffney

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $706 to $1,355. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $706
One BR $711
Two BR $934
Three BR $1,187
Four BR $1,355
2024 Fair Market Rents in Gaffney, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Gaffney?

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 65 64 percent
One BR 269 57 percent
Two BR 607 65 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Gaffney, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Gaffney?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Gaffney, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Gaffney, South Carolina

Gaffney features 658 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 Gaffney, South Carolina

There are 241 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gaffney.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gaffney, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gaffney, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $841 and $1,027.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.