Affordable Housing In Hampton County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 270 income based apartments in Hampton County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 28 affordable apartments in Hampton County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Hampton County, South Carolina

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Hampton County. Go to the South Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Hampton County.

Seagrove Village

100 Liberty St N
Estill, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Parrish Greene

57 Parrish Greene Lane
Estill, South Carolina
Affordable

Hampton Gardents

911 Holly St W
Hampton, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Holly Ridge Apartments

801 Holly St W
Hampton, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Varnville II, Varnville Area Housing Corp

160 Ginn St
Varnville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Varnville I

516 Ginn St
Varnville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Fairwood Apartments

170 Grayson Street East
Estill, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Estill Village

210 Grayson St E
Estill, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Hampton County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Hampton County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Estill, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Estill.
Affordable Housing In Hampton, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Hampton.
Affordable Housing In Varnville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Varnville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Hampton 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3 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 Hampton County.

Hampton County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hampton County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2023 Hampton 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
Hampton County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $644 $691 $780 $1,093 $1,329
Hampton County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $580 to $708 $622 to $760 $702 to $858 $984 to $1,202 $1,196 to $1,462

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
Total Population 20,473

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.

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 $49,000

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hampton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hampton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,600 $23,550 $26,500 $29,400 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hampton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150