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Affordable Housing In Greenville County
South Carolina

102 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenville County

Woodlea Oaks

4307 Edwards Rd
Taylors, South Carolina
$745-962
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Mulberry Court

101 Mulberry St
Greenville, South Carolina
Income Based
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pleasantburg Senior Apartments

256 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, South Carolina
$545-805
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Highland Square Apartments

200 Pine Creek Ct Ext
Greenville, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Stratham Place Apartments

207 Shaw Street
Greenville, South Carolina
$399-499
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Heritage at Sliding Rock

125 Ramsey Drive
Greenville, South Carolina
$575-675
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Boulder Creek

300 Furman Hall Road
Greenville, South Carolina
Subsidized

Oakcrest Apartments

250 Little Texas Rd
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Gateway Village Apartments

501 Boyd Avenue
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Subsidized

Miller Oaks Apartments

303 Miller Road
Mauldin, South Carolina
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Greenville County

Housing Authority Programs
Greenville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greenville County, South Carolina

There are 102 low income housing apartment communities offering 36,541 affordable apartments for rent in Greenville County, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Greenville County, South Carolina

Greenville County features 3,842 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 Greenville County, South Carolina

There are 32,439 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greenville County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenville County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greenville County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Greenville County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenville County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $758 and $926.

2020 Greenville 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
Fair Market Rent $628 $740 $842 $1,127 $1,362
Payment Standard Range $565 to $691 $666 to $814 $758 to $926 $1,014 to $1,240 $1,226 to $1,498

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greenville County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 102
Total Low Income Apartments 36,541
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,842
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $50,540 ±$597
Median Rent $771 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.59% ± 1.68pp
Total Population 474,903

Population and Household Demographics

Greenville County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 474,903. There are 179,862 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 34.05% of households in Greenville County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greenville County

The median gross income for households in Greenville County is $50,540 a year, or $4,212 a month. The median rent for the county is $771 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenville County, a household making less than $2,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenville County.

Area Median Income In Greenville 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 Greenville County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,900

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 Greenville 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 Greenville County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,750 $18,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,250 $30,000 $33,750 $37,450 $40,450 $43,450 $46,450 $49,450
80% of Median $41,950 $47,950 $53,950 $59,900 $64,700 $69,500 $74,300 $79,100

Cities In Greenville County

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City Served By
Berea The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berea is the Greenville Housing Authority.
City View The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves City View is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Dunean The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunean is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Five Forks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Five Forks is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Fountain Inn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fountain Inn is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Gantt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gantt is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Golden Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Golden Grove is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Greenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenville is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Greer The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Greer are the Housing Authority of Greer and Greenville Housing Authority.
Judson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Judson is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Marietta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marietta is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Mauldin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mauldin is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Parker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parker is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Sans Souci The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sans Souci is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Simpsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Simpsonville is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Slater Marietta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slater Marietta is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Slater-Marietta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slater-Marietta is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Taylors The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylors is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Tigerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tigerville is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Travelers Rest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Travelers Rest is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Wade Hampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wade Hampton is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Ware Place The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ware Place is the Greenville Housing Authority.
Welcome The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Welcome is the Greenville Housing Authority.