Little River, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Little River where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 82 affordable apartments in Little River that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Little River, South Carolina

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

The Landings

4080 Horseshoe Rd
Little River, South Carolina
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1-2 BR
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Summercrest

102 Christy Way
Little River, South Carolina
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Affordable Housing Near Little River

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Little River, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Little River, South Carolina

Little River features 0 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 Little River, South Carolina

There are 82 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Little River.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Little River, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Little River, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,027 and $1,255.

2023 Little River, 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
Little River, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $966 $991 $1,141 $1,455 $1,642
Little River, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $869 to $1,063 $892 to $1,090 $1,027 to $1,255 $1,310 to $1,601 $1,478 to $1,806

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Little River, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 82
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.05
Median Household Income $49,356 ±$9,133
Median Rent $838 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.49% ± 15.56pp
Total Population 9,617

Population and Household Demographics

Little River is a city in Horry County, South Carolina with a population of 9,617. There are 4,691 households in the city with an average household size of 2.05 persons. 30.76% of households in Little River are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Little River

The median gross income for households in Little River is $49,356 a year, or $4,113 a month. The median rent for the city is $838 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Little River, a household making less than $2,793 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Little River.

Area Median Income In Little River

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 Little River, the AMI is calculated from all households within Horry County.

In Little River, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,600

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 Little River

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 Little River

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Little River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Little River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,950 $27,350 $30,750 $34,150 $36,900 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Little River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,300 $43,750 $49,200 $54,650 $59,050 $63,400 $67,800 $72,150