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Affordable Housing In North
Orangeburg County, South Carolina

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In North

Morgan Lane Housing, Inc

105 Lane Morgan Dr
North, South Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

North Apartments

Azalea St
North, South Carolina
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve North

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in North, South Carolina

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 56 affordable apartments for rent in North, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in North, South Carolina

North features 56 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 North, South Carolina

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $589 and $719.

2020 North, 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
Fair Market Rent $558 $569 $654 $830 $1,059
Payment Standard Range $502 to $614 $512 to $626 $589 to $719 $747 to $913 $953 to $1,165

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

North, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $23,750 ±$8,077
Median Rent $425 ±$143
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.42% ± 13.68pp
Total Population 800

Population and Household Demographics

North is a city in Orangeburg County, South Carolina with a population of 800. There are 319 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 49.84% of households in North are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North

The median gross income for households in North is $23,750 a year, or $1,979 a month. The median rent for the city is $425 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North, a household making less than $1,417 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.42% of households who rent are overburdened in North.

Area Median Income In North

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 North, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orangeburg County.

In North, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,100

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 North

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 North

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $28,300 $30,400 $32,500 $34,600
50% of Median $18,350 $21,000 $23,600 $26,200 $28,300 $30,400 $32,500 $34,600
80% of Median $29,350 $33,550 $37,750 $41,900 $45,300 $48,650 $52,000 $55,350