Affordable Housing In Greenwood County
South Carolina

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenwood County

Hallmark at Greenwood Apartments

337 Emerald Rd N
Greenwood, SC
Call For Rent
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cambridge Apartments

230 Cambridge Avenue East
Greenwood, SC
Call For Rent
1 BR

Cypress Mill

North Cambridge Street
Ninety Six, SC
Accepts Vouchers

Phoenix Place

1401 Phoenix Street
Greenwood, SC

Twin Oaks Apartments

200 Holman Street
Greenwood, SC

Dove Pointe Apartments

401 S. Cambridge Streey
Ninety Six, SC
Accepts Vouchers

Cardinal Glen Apartments

1524 Parkway
Greenwood, SC
Accepts Vouchers

Swann Meadows Apartments

1091 Parkland Place Rd
Greenwood, SC

Wisewood Apartments Associates, Lp

235 Florida Ave
Greenwood, SC

Hampton House Apartments

306 Grove Street
Greenwood, SC

Other Housing Authorities located in Greenwood County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greenwood County, South Carolina

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,227 affordable apartments for rent in Greenwood County, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Greenwood County, South Carolina

Greenwood County features 812 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 Greenwood County, South Carolina

There are 415 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greenwood County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenwood County, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenwood County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $586 and $716.

2020 Greenwood 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 $513 $558 $651 $879 $882
Payment Standard Range $462 to $564 $502 to $614 $586 to $716 $791 to $967 $794 to $970

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greenwood County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 1,227
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 812
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $37,060 ±$1,222
Median Rent $657 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.92% ± 5.9pp
Total Population 69,771

Population and Household Demographics

Greenwood County is a County in South Carolina with a population of 69,771. There are 26,709 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 34.71% of households in Greenwood County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greenwood County

The median gross income for households in Greenwood County is $37,060 a year, or $3,088 a month. The median rent for the county is $657 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenwood County, a household making less than $2,190 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenwood County.1

Area Median Income In Greenwood 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 Greenwood County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,000

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 Greenwood 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 Greenwood County HUD Rental Assistance in Greenwood County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,750 $30,900 $33,000 $35,150
50% of Median $18,650 $21,300 $23,950 $26,600 $28,750 $30,900 $33,000 $35,150
80% of Median $29,800 $34,050 $38,300 $42,550 $46,000 $49,400 $52,800 $56,200

Cities In Greenwood County

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City Listings Served By
Greenwood 17 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenwood is the Housing Authority of Greenwood.
Ninety Six 2
Bradley 0
Cokesbury 0
Coronaca 0
Hodges 0
Promised Land 0
Troy 0