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

Find 13 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Lee County, SC – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

Ashley Park Apartments

214 Chappel Dr, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Woodside of Bishopville

210 Roland St, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Fieldale

415 Cousar St, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Cloverleaf Apartments, Phase II

208 Fairview Ave, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Lee County Special Housing

814 McLeod Rd, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Timmons Village Apartments

13 Timmons St, Lynchburg, South Carolina 29080

Cloverleaf Apartments

520 S Lee St, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Pepper Tree Apartments

120 Woodward St, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Spring Garden Apartments

560 S Lee St, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Lee County Senior Apartments

318 Chappell Drive, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Lynches River Apartments

121 Academy Rd, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

Ashwood Pointe

224 Moseley St, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010

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1835 Yarborough Road, Lynchburg, South Carolina

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Lee County, South Carolina
$17.14/hour
$9.89 (+136%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Lee County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher programs for Lee County, South Carolina.

Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lee County.

How many renters live in Lee County, South Carolina?

The County of Lee County has 16,557 people living in 6,212 households.

There are 4,246 renters living in 1,635 renter households in this County. Renters make up 25.64 percent of the population living in Lee County.

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

There are an estimated 7,577 housing units in the Lee County area. Of these, 1,768 units are rental homes, making up 23 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Lee County, South Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Lee County?

The rental vacancy rate in Lee County is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lee County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
89 169 579 610 179
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lee County

A large number of apartments in Lee 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 Lee County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 45 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 24 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 Lee County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $684 to $1,238. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $684
One BR $689
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,233
Four BR $1,238
2024 Fair Market Rents in Lee County, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Lee 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 53 60 percent
One BR 119 70 percent
Two BR 407 70 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Lee County, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Lee County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 312
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 144
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 1
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 240
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Lee County, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Lee County, South Carolina

Lee County features 314 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 Lee County, South Carolina

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lee County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lee County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lee County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lee County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.