Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Horry County, SC

Discover affordable housing in Horry County where there are 46+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Tall Pines I

4300 Harrelson Ave, Loris, South Carolina 29569

Jefferson Place

6715 Jefferson Pl, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572

Monticello Park

1300 Osceola St , Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

Morris Manor

600 12th Ave , Aynor, South Carolina 29511


102 Christy Way , Little River, South Carolina 29566

Crabtree Commons

301 El Bethel Rd, Conway, South Carolina 29527

Bay Pointe I

1408 Fisher Dr, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

Legacy Apartments II

204 Legacy Way, Conway, South Carolina 29526

Leyland Grove

1224 Pine Street, Conway, South Carolina 29526

The Highlands at Socastee

South Carolina 707, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29588

Palmettos Way Apartments

4399 Suggs St, Loris, South Carolina 29569

Bells Bay Landing

2321 Wright Blvd, Conway, South Carolina 29527

Eme Apartments of Conway

1911 9th Avenue, Conway, South Carolina 29527

Carver Apartments

1300 Spivey Avenue, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

Alliance Inn

1075 Mister Joe White Ave , Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

Shady Moss Apts

1705 Shady Moss Ct, Conway, South Carolina

Gate Bay Apts

1200 Creel Street, Conway, South Carolina

Foxtrot Villas

5600 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Gate Bay II Apts

1300 Creel St, Conway, South Carolina

Creekwood Apts

2340 Main St, Loris, South Carolina

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Horry County, South Carolina
$18.53 (+256%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $18.53 (+256%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Horry County, South Carolina?

The County of Horry County has 383,101 people living in 162,136 households.

There are 96,722 renters living in 39,192 renter households in this County. Renters make up 25.25 percent of the population living in Horry County.

What is the rental market like in Horry County, South Carolina?

There are an estimated 217,310 housing units in the Horry County area. Of these, 48,189 units are rental homes, making up 22 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Horry County, South Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Horry County?

The rental vacancy rate in Horry County is 16 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Horry County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Horry County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
430 5,586 17,210 12,724 2,818
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Horry County

A large number of apartments in Horry County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Horry County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 49 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 27 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Horry County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,121 to $2,005. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,121
One BR $1,187
Two BR $1,361
Three BR $1,724
Four BR $2,005
2024 Fair Market Rents in Horry County, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Horry County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 169 39 percent
One BR 3,677 66 percent
Two BR 11,759 68 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Horry County, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Horry County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Horry County, South Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,571
Public Housing 258
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 382
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 117
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 524
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Horry County, South Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Horry County, South Carolina

Horry County features 1,228 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 1,233 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 $1,225 and $1,497.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.