Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Leesville, SC

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Leesville Gardens

120 S Lee St, Leesville, South Carolina 29070

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Leesville, South Carolina
$16.35 (+226%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $16.35 (+226%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Leesville, 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), Public Housing, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Moderate Rehabilitation, Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) programs for Leesville, South Carolina.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Leesville, South Carolina.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher programs for Leesville, South Carolina.

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

How many renters live in Leesville, South Carolina?

The City of Leesville has 5,004 people living in 2,017 households.

There are 1,521 renters living in 622 renter households in this City. Renters make up 30.4 percent of the population living in Leesville.

What is the rental market like in Leesville, South Carolina?

There are an estimated 2,602 housing units in the Leesville area. Of these, 622 units are rental homes, making up 24 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Leesville, South Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Leesville?

The rental vacancy rate in Leesville is 0 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 Leesville for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Leesville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
105 41 271 169 26
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Leesville

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

Among renter households in this market, 52 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 Leesville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,036 to $1,917. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,036
One BR $1,110
Two BR $1,246
Three BR $1,595
Four BR $1,917
2024 Fair Market Rents in Leesville, South Carolina

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

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 105 100 percent
One BR 2 5 percent
Two BR 187 69 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Leesville, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Leesville?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 64
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 135
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 9
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 156
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Leesville, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Leesville, South Carolina

Leesville features 60 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 Leesville, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Leesville, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Leesville, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,121 and $1,371.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.