Affordable Housing In Harleyville
Dorchester County, South Carolina

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harleyville

Winfield Apartments

138 Judge St
Harleyville, South Carolina

Winfield Apartments Phase II

138 Judge Street
Harleyville, South Carolina
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Housing Authorities that serve Harleyville

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Harleyville, South Carolina

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 68 affordable apartments for rent in Harleyville, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Harleyville, South Carolina

Harleyville features 32 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 Harleyville, South Carolina

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harleyville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harleyville, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Harleyville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Harleyville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Harleyville, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,086 and $1,328.

2021 Harleyville, 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
Harleyville, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $1,000 $1,059 $1,207 $1,544 $2,010
Harleyville, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $900 to $1,100 $953 to $1,165 $1,086 to $1,328 $1,390 to $1,698 $1,809 to $2,211

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Harleyville, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 68
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.1%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $29,438 ±$5,872
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.47% ± 14.74pp
Total Population 657

Population and Household Demographics

Harleyville is a city in Dorchester County, South Carolina with a population of 657. There are 245 households in the city with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 35.1% of households in Harleyville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harleyville

The median gross income for households in Harleyville is $29,438 a year, or $2,453 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harleyville, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Harleyville.

Area Median Income In Harleyville

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Harleyville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dorchester County.

In Harleyville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,100

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 Harleyville

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 Harleyville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Harleyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,300 $19,750 $22,200 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Harleyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,750 $32,850 $36,950 $41,050 $44,350 $47,650 $50,950 $54,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Harleyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,000 $52,600 $59,150 $65,700 $71,000 $76,250 $81,500 $86,750