Newberry, South Carolina Affordable Housing

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

There are 251 affordable apartments in Newberry that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Newberry, South Carolina

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

Indian Hills Apartments

1935 Drayton Street
Newberry, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted
Affordable

Brookside Manor

1871 Brookside Mnr
Newberry, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

Nance Forest Apartments

175 Nance Forest
Newberry, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Heritage Square Twnhses

2604 Myrtle St
Newberry, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Regency Woods

2061 Smith Rd
Newberry, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Drayton Street Activity Center Inc

Drayton And Center Sts
Newberry, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Newberry Arms Lp

186 Newberry Arms
Newberry, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Vincent Place Apartments

Vincent St
Newberry, South Carolina
Affordable

Newberry Green

411 Monroe St
Newberry, South Carolina
Affordable

Julian Grant Homes

3516 Hursey Rd
Newberry, South Carolina
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Affordable Housing Near Newberry

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City Apartments
Prosperity, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Prosperity.
Whitmire, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Whitmire.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Newberry, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Newberry 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 Newberry.

Newberry, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Newberry, South Carolina

Newberry 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 Newberry, South Carolina

There are 251 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Newberry.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Newberry, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Newberry, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $790 and $966.

2023 Newberry, 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
Newberry, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $663 $667 $878 $1,078 $1,284
Newberry, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $597 to $729 $600 to $734 $790 to $966 $970 to $1,186 $1,156 to $1,412

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Newberry, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 834
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 583
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.69
Median Household Income $33,680 ±$4,261
Median Rent $649 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.92% ± 9.31pp
Total Population 10,279

Population and Household Demographics

Newberry is a city in Newberry County, South Carolina with a population of 10,279. There are 3,422 households in the city with an average household size of 2.69 persons. 52.72% of households in Newberry are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Newberry

The median gross income for households in Newberry is $33,680 a year, or $2,807 a month. The median rent for the city is $649 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Newberry, a household making less than $2,163 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Newberry.

Area Median Income In Newberry

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 Newberry, the AMI is calculated from all households within Newberry County.

In Newberry, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000

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 Newberry

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 Newberry

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Newberry AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Newberry AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Newberry AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850