Johnsonville, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 54 income based apartments in Johnsonville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Johnsonville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Johnsonville, South Carolina

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

Johnsonville Apartments

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Affordable Housing Near Johnsonville

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City Apartments
Florence, SC Affordable Housing programs support 31 apartment communities in Florence.
Lake City, SC Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Lake City.
Timmonsville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Timmonsville.
Coward, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Coward.
Pamplico, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Pamplico.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Johnsonville, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Florence 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 Johnsonville.

Johnsonville, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Johnsonville, South Carolina

Johnsonville features 54 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 Johnsonville, South Carolina

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnsonville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnsonville, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnsonville, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $834 and $1,020.

2023 Johnsonville, 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
Johnsonville, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $701 $706 $927 $1,173 $1,247
Johnsonville, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $631 to $771 $635 to $777 $834 to $1,020 $1,056 to $1,290 $1,122 to $1,372

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Johnsonville, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 54
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 54
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.2%
Average Renter Household Size 3.38
Average Household Size 2.88
Median Household Income $45,741 ±$9,752
Median Rent $649 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.89% ± 12.34pp
Total Population 2,011

Population and Household Demographics

Johnsonville is a city in Florence County, South Carolina with a population of 2,011. There are 696 households in the city with an average household size of 2.88 persons. 34.2% of households in Johnsonville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnsonville

The median gross income for households in Johnsonville is $45,741 a year, or $3,812 a month. The median rent for the city is $649 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnsonville, a household making less than $2,163 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnsonville.

Area Median Income In Johnsonville

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 Johnsonville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Florence County.

In Johnsonville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,400

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 Johnsonville

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 Johnsonville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Johnsonville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,950 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,200 $43,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Johnsonville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Johnsonville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,200 $42,500 $47,800 $53,100 $57,350 $61,600 $65,850 $70,100