Newberry County, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 677 income based apartments in Newberry County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Waiting Lists in Newberry County, South Carolina

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

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

Bethlehem Comm Project

900A Suber Dr
Newberry, South Carolina

Newberry Senior Housing

1306 Hunt St
Newberry, South Carolina
Affordable

Palmetto Pointe

1123 Palmetto Point Dr
Newberry, South Carolina
Affordable

Tremont Apartments

1139 Copeland St
Newberry, South Carolina
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Affordable Housing In Newberry County

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City Apartments
Newberry, SC Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Newberry.
Prosperity, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Prosperity.
Whitmire, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Whitmire.

Newberry County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Newberry County, South Carolina

Newberry County features 677 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 County, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Newberry County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Newberry County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Newberry County.

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

2023 Newberry 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
Newberry County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $663 $667 $878 $1,078 $1,284
Newberry County, 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 County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 928
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 677
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $40,127 ±$2,476
Median Rent $668 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.67% ± 6.19pp
Total Population 37,690

Population and Household Demographics

Newberry County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 37,690. There are 14,287 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 26.77% of households in Newberry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Newberry County

The median gross income for households in Newberry County is $40,127 a year, or $3,344 a month. The median rent for the county is $668 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Newberry County, a household making less than $2,227 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Newberry County.

Area Median Income In Newberry 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 Newberry County, 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 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 Newberry County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Newberry County 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 County 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 County 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