Affordable Housing In Kingstree
Williamsburg County, South Carolina

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kingstree

Butler Crossing

208 Martin Luther King Ave
Kingstree, South Carolina
$628-911
2-3 BR

Butler Crossing ll

218 Martin Luther King Ave
Kingstree, South Carolina

Jean W Mccabe Manor

28 Manor Cor
Kingstree, South Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ashton Avenue, Inc

210 Ashton Ave
Kingstree, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Kings Square

630 E Main Street
Kingstree, South Carolina
Subsidized

Kings Crossing Apartments

200 N Brooks St
Kingstree, South Carolina
Subsidized

Kings Square II Apartments

707 Nelson Blvd
Kingstree, South Carolina
Subsidized

Royal Knight Apartments

519 Fluitt St
Kingstree, South Carolina
Subsidized

Interfaith Apartments

825 Tomlinson St
Kingstree, South Carolina

Kings Court Apartments

515 Reed St
Kingstree, South Carolina
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Kingstree, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kingstree, South Carolina

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Kingstree Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kingstree, South Carolina

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 564 affordable apartments for rent in Kingstree, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Kingstree, South Carolina

Kingstree features 404 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 Kingstree, South Carolina

There are 160 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kingstree.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kingstree, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kingstree landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kingstree.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kingstree, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $641 and $783.

2022 Kingstree, 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
Kingstree, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $538 $541 $712 $880 $1,128
Kingstree, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $484 to $592 $487 to $595 $641 to $783 $792 to $968 $1,015 to $1,241

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kingstree, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 564
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 404
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.86
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $21,743 ±$10,700
Median Rent $327 ±$213
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.93% ± 12.81pp
Total Population 3,233

Population and Household Demographics

Kingstree is a city in Williamsburg County, South Carolina with a population of 3,233. There are 1,207 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 52.86% of households in Kingstree are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kingstree

The median gross income for households in Kingstree is $21,743 a year, or $1,812 a month. The median rent for the city is $327 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kingstree, a household making less than $1,090 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Kingstree.

Area Median Income In Kingstree

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 Kingstree, the AMI is calculated from all households within Williamsburg County.

In Kingstree, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,300

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 Kingstree

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 Kingstree

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kingstree AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kingstree AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,600 $23,550 $26,500 $29,400 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kingstree AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150