Affordable Housing In Hampton County
8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hampton County
Housing Authorities that serve Hampton County
|South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Hampton County, South Carolina
There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 298 affordable apartments for rent in Hampton County, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Hampton County, South Carolina
Hampton County features 270 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 Hampton County, South Carolina
There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hampton County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Hampton County, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hampton County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Hampton County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Hampton County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||8|
|Total Low Income Apartments||298|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||270|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.86%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.73|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Median Household Income||$31,410 ±$1,875|
|Median Rent||$628 ±$33|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||27.51% ± 6.49pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Hampton County is a County in South Carolina with a population of 20,473. There are 7,530 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 24.86% of households in Hampton County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Hampton County
The median gross income for households in Hampton County is $31,410 a year, or $2,618 a month. The median rent for the county is $628 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hampton County, a household making less than $2,093 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Hampton County.1
Area Median Income In Hampton 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 Hampton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,800
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 Hampton 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 Hampton 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||$28,250||$30,350||$32,450||$34,550|
|50% of Median||$18,350||$20,950||$23,550||$26,150||$28,250||$30,350||$32,450||$34,550|
|80% of Median||$29,300||$33,500||$37,700||$41,850||$45,200||$48,550||$51,900||$55,250|
Cities In Hampton County
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|Hampton||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hampton is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|
|Estill||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Estill is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|
|Varnville||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Varnville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|
|Brunson||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brunson is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|
|Furman||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Furman is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|
|Gifford||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gifford is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|
|Luray||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Luray is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|
|Scotia||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scotia is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|