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

Discover affordable housing in Marion where there are 7+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Silver Trace Apartments

106 Silver Trace Ct, Marion, South Carolina 29571

Southern Forest Apartments

132 Luther Rogers Rd, Marion, South Carolina 29571

Cedar Creek

1510 Mill St, Marion, South Carolina 29571

Lou Pearl M. Windon Community

1003 Leitner Court, Marion, South Carolina 29571

Northside Place

1002 E. Northside Ave., Marion, South Carolina

Evans Street

601 Bee St, Marion, South Carolina 29571

Bluff Road

1100 Bluff Rd, Marion, South Carolina 29571

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Marion, South Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Marion, South Carolina
$17.14/hour
$9.89 (+136%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Marion, South Carolina Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Marion, 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 programs for Marion, South Carolina.

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

How many renters live in Marion, South Carolina?

The City of Marion has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 65.37 percent of the population living in Marion.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Marion area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Marion, South Carolina, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Marion?

The rental vacancy rate in Marion is 4 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 Marion for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Marion
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
360 175 509 301 205
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Marion

A large number of apartments in Marion have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Marion

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $738 to $1,536. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $738
One BR $806
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,175
Four BR $1,536
2024 Fair Market Rents in Marion, South Carolina

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

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 337 94 percent
One BR 175 100 percent
Two BR 327 64 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Marion, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Marion?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Marion, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Marion, South Carolina

Marion features 485 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 Marion, South Carolina

There are 80 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marion landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Marion.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.