Affordable Housing In Jasper County
9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jasper County
Housing Authorities that serve Jasper County
|South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Jasper County, South Carolina
There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 387 affordable apartments for rent in Jasper County, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Jasper County, South Carolina
Jasper County features 237 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 Jasper County, South Carolina
There are 150 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jasper County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Jasper County, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jasper County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jasper County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jasper County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $747 and $913.
2020 Jasper 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$708||$729||$830||$1,035||$1,231|
|Payment Standard Range||$637 to $779||$656 to $802||$747 to $913||$932 to $1,139||$1,108 to $1,354|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Jasper County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||9|
|Total Low Income Apartments||387|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||237|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.29%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.23|
|Average Household Size||2.85|
|Median Household Income||$37,141 ±$2,715|
|Median Rent||$784 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.16% ± 7.12pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Jasper County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 26,549. There are 9,095 households in the county with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 29.29% of households in Jasper County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Jasper County
The median gross income for households in Jasper County is $37,141 a year, or $3,095 a month. The median rent for the county is $784 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jasper County, a household making less than $2,613 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Jasper County.
Area Median Income In Jasper 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 Jasper County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,000
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 Jasper 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 Jasper County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$28,300||$30,400||$32,500||$34,600|
|50% of Median||$18,350||$21,000||$23,600||$26,200||$28,300||$30,400||$32,500||$34,600|
|80% of Median||$29,350||$33,550||$37,750||$41,900||$45,300||$48,650||$52,000||$55,350|
Cities In Jasper County
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|Hardeeville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hardeeville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|
|Ridgeland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridgeland is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.|