Affordable Housing In Lexington County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 583 income based apartments in Lexington County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,091 affordable apartments in Lexington County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lexington County, South Carolina

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

Cinnaberry Pointe

1424 Fork Ave
Irmo, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+
Affordable

The Pointe at Lake Murray

110 Ballentine Park Road
Irmo, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Autumnwood Crossing

207 Topsider Court
Lexington, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Villas at Northlake

198 Citizens Dr
Lexington, South Carolina
$525-625
1-2 BR
Affordable

Town and Country Apartments

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

Irmo Village Apartments

700 Chipwood Court
Irmo, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Creekside Apartments

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

Hamptons Crossing

515 Northwood Rd
Lexington, South Carolina
Affordable

Williams Place

Toole St
Cayce, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gault Grove Apartments, Inc

1010 Hafley Ct
Cayce, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Lexington County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Lexington County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Batesburg, SC Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Batesburg.
Affordable Housing In Cayce, SC Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Cayce.
Affordable Housing In Irmo, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Irmo.
Affordable Housing In Leesville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Leesville.
Affordable Housing In Lexington, SC Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Lexington.
Affordable Housing In Swansea, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Swansea.
Affordable Housing In West Columbia, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in West Columbia.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lexington 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.

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

Lexington County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

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 1,091 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 $1,013 and $1,238.

2023 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 $944 $996 $1,125 $1,442 $1,724
Lexington County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $850 to $1,038 $896 to $1,096 $1,013 to $1,238 $1,298 to $1,586 $1,552 to $1,896

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lexington County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 38
Total Low Income Apartments 1,674
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 $82,400

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 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.
$16,950 $19,400 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
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.
$28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
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.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150