Greenville County, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 3,756 income based apartments in Greenville County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 3,535 affordable apartments in Greenville County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Greenville County, South Carolina

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Greenville County.

Go to the South Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Greenville County.

Gateway House

21 Church St
Greenville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Beverly Apartments

200 S Beverly Ln
Greer, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Brockwood Community Association Inc

801 W Washington St
Greenville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Arcadia Hills

Keith Dr & Woodlark St
Greenville, South Carolina
Affordable

Cypress Cove

4 Cypress Cove Ct
Greenville, South Carolina
Affordable

Harmony Ridge

49 Brookside Dr
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Affordable

Charleston Place

335 Greenacre Rd
Greenville, South Carolina
Affordable

The Portals, Inc

201 Laurel St
Greenville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Poinsett House Apartments

2631 Poinsett Hwy
Greenville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Parkside at Verdae

740 Woodruff Rd
Greenville, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Greenville County

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City Apartments
Greenville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 73 apartment communities in Greenville.
Greer, SC Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Greer.
Travelers Rest, SC Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Travelers Rest.
Fountain Inn, SC Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Fountain Inn.
Simpsonville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Simpsonville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Greenville 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Greenville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greenville County.

Greenville County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Greenville County, South Carolina

Greenville County features 3,756 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 3,535 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 $946 and $1,156.

2023 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
Greenville County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $865 $931 $1,051 $1,344 $1,628
Greenville County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $779 to $952 $838 to $1,024 $946 to $1,156 $1,210 to $1,478 $1,465 to $1,791

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greenville County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 112
Total Low Income Apartments 7,551
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,756
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 $85,200

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greenville County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,900 $20,450 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Greenville County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,850 $34,100 $38,350 $42,600 $46,050 $49,450 $52,850 $56,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Greenville County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,750 $54,550 $61,350 $68,150 $73,650 $79,100 $84,550 $90,000