Affordable Housing In Horry County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 1,188 income based apartments in Horry County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,253 affordable apartments in Horry County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Horry County, South Carolina

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

Swansgate I, II and III Apartments

1050 Mr. Joe White Ave
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Carolina Oaks Village Apartments

1302 Scarlet Lane
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2 BR
Affordable

Bay Pointe Apartments

1401 Mako Ct
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Villas at Oleander

3810 Oleander Dr
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2 BR
55+
Affordable

Halyard Bend Apartments

3941 Halyard Way
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Loris Gardens

4265 Suggs Street
Loris, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Sandygate Village

1011 Osceola Street
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

North Oaks Apartments

2501 Oak St
Conway, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

The Landings

4080 Horseshoe Rd
Little River, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Leyland Grove

1224 Pine Street
Conway, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Horry County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Horry County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Aynor, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Aynor.
Affordable Housing In Conway, SC Affordable Housing programs support 17 apartment communities in Conway.
Affordable Housing In Little River, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Little River.
Affordable Housing In Loris, SC Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Loris.
Affordable Housing In Myrtle Beach, SC Affordable Housing programs support 19 apartment communities in Myrtle Beach.
Affordable Housing In Red Hill, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Red Hill.

Horry County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Horry County, South Carolina

Horry County features 1,188 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 Horry County, South Carolina

There are 1,253 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Horry County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Horry County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Horry County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Horry County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Horry County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,027 and $1,255.

2023 Horry 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
Horry County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $966 $991 $1,141 $1,455 $1,642
Horry County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $869 to $1,063 $892 to $1,090 $1,027 to $1,255 $1,310 to $1,601 $1,478 to $1,806

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Horry County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 46
Total Low Income Apartments 2,471
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,188
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $43,299 ±$1,047
Median Rent $843 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.11% ± 2.38pp
Total Population 290,730

Population and Household Demographics

Horry County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 290,730. There are 118,738 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 30.97% of households in Horry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Horry County

The median gross income for households in Horry County is $43,299 a year, or $3,608 a month. The median rent for the county is $843 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Horry County, a household making less than $2,810 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Horry County.

Area Median Income In Horry 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 Horry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,600

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 Horry 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 Horry County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Horry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Horry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,950 $27,350 $30,750 $34,150 $36,900 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Horry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,300 $43,750 $49,200 $54,650 $59,050 $63,400 $67,800 $72,150