Affordable Housing In Marlboro County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marlboro County
Housing Authorities that serve Marlboro County
|Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Marlboro County
|Housing Authority of Bennettsville||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of McColl||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Marlboro County, South Carolina
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 713 affordable apartments for rent in Marlboro County, South Carolina. Marlboro County features 415 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 298 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marlboro County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Marlboro County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||713|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||415|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||34.35%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.49|
|Average Household Size||2.50|
|Median Household Income||$30,767 ±$2,641|
|Median Rent||$567 ±$48|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||42.19% ± 7.41pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Marlboro County is a County in South Carolina with a population of 27,993. There are 9,950 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 34.35% of households in Marlboro County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Marlboro County
The median gross income for households in Marlboro County is $30,767 a year, or $2,564 a month. The median rent for the county is $567 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marlboro County, a household making less than $1,890 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Marlboro County.1
Area Median Income In Marlboro 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 Marlboro County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $41,600
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 Marlboro 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 Marlboro County HUD Rental Assistance in Marlboro County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$28,250||$30,350||$32,450||$34,550|
|50% of Median||$18,350||$20,950||$23,550||$26,150||$28,250||$30,350||$32,450||$34,550|
|80% of Median||$29,300||$33,500||$37,700||$41,850||$45,200||$48,550||$51,900||$55,250|
Fair Market Rents in Marlboro County
Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.
2020 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Marlboro County
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|Bennettsville||9||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bennettsville are the Housing Authority of Bennettsville and Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|
|Mccoll||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mccoll are the Housing Authority of McColl and Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|
|Clio||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clio is the Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|
|Blenheim||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blenheim is the Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|
|Tatum||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tatum is the Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|
|Wallace||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wallace is the Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County.|