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Affordable Housing In Lexington County
South Carolina

34 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lexington County

Town and Country Apartments

301 Roberts St
Lexington, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Irmo Village Apartments

700 Chipwood Court
Irmo, South Carolina
Subsidized

Creekside Apartments

131 Pinewood Drive
Batesburg, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Williams Place

Toole St
Cayce, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gault Grove Apartments, Inc

1010 Hafley Ct
Cayce, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Ramblewood of Batesburg

131 David Dr
Batesburg, South Carolina
Subsidized

Fern Hall

600 Fern Hall Dr
Lexington, South Carolina

Hamptons Crossing

515 Northwood Rd
Lexington, South Carolina

Park North Apartments

200 Brookhill Street W
Lexington, South Carolina
Subsidized

Chimney Ridge Apartments - Phase II

300 Palmetto Park Blvd
Lexington, South Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Lexington County

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher
Cayce Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lexington County, South Carolina

There are 34 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,521 affordable apartments for rent in Lexington County, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Lexington County, South Carolina

Lexington County features 583 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 Lexington County, South Carolina

There are 938 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lexington County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lexington County, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lexington County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $867 and $1,059.

2021 Lexington 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
Lexington County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $782 $845 $963 $1,236 $1,527
Lexington County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $704 to $860 $761 to $930 $867 to $1,059 $1,112 to $1,360 $1,374 to $1,680

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lexington County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 34
Total Low Income Apartments 1,521
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 583
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $53,857 ±$869
Median Rent $837 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.19% ± 2.08pp
Total Population 273,843

Population and Household Demographics

Lexington County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 273,843. There are 106,637 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 26.41% of households in Lexington County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lexington County

The median gross income for households in Lexington County is $53,857 a year, or $4,488 a month. The median rent for the county is $837 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lexington County, a household making less than $2,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Lexington County.

Area Median Income In Lexington 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 Lexington County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,100

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 Lexington 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 Lexington County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lexington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,200 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lexington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,250 $28,850 $32,450 $36,050 $38,950 $41,850 $44,750 $47,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lexington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,400 $46,200 $51,950 $57,700 $62,350 $66,950 $71,550 $76,200

Cities In Lexington County

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City Served By
Batesburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Batesburg are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Batesburg leesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Batesburg leesville are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Batesburg-Leesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Batesburg-Leesville are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Cayce The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cayce are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Chapin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chapin are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Gaston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gaston are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Gilbert The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gilbert are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Irmo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Irmo are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Leesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leesville are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Lexington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lexington are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Oak Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oak Grove are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Pelion The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pelion are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Pine Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pine Ridge are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Red Bank The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Red Bank are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Seven Oaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Seven Oaks are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
South Congaree The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Congaree are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Springdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Springdale are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Summit The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Summit are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
Swansea The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Swansea are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.
West Columbia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Columbia are the Cayce Housing Authority and South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.