North Augusta, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 238 income based apartments in North Augusta where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 416 affordable apartments in North Augusta that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in North Augusta, South Carolina

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

Rivers Edge Apartments

520 E Buena Vista Ave
North Augusta, South Carolina
$505-685
1-3 BR
Affordable

Havenwood Camellia

1501 Knox Avenue
North Augusta, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Minimum Income Requirement
55+
Affordable

Edgewater Senior Apartments

175 Assurance Lane
North Augusta, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2 BR
Affordable

Vincent Village

218 W Five Notch Rd
North Augusta, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Independent Living Horizons Ten

217 W Five Notch Rd
North Augusta, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

North Augusta Gardens

310 W Hugh Street
North Augusta, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Brookstone Apartments

10 Murrah Road Ext
North Augusta, South Carolina
Affordable

Ledges Apartments ( the )

550 Sikes Avenue
North Augusta, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Wellington Estates

5025 Millrose Cir
North Augusta, South Carolina
Affordable

Sweetwater ( Aka Edgefield Senior )

3 Murrah Road Ext
North Augusta, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near North Augusta

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near North Augusta

City Apartments
Aiken, SC Affordable Housing programs support 22 apartment communities in Aiken.
Gloverville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Gloverville.
Clearwater, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Clearwater.
Graniteville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Graniteville.
New Ellenton, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in New Ellenton.

Public Housing Agencies Serving North Augusta, 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
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3 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 North Augusta.

North Augusta, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in North Augusta, South Carolina

North Augusta features 238 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 Augusta, South Carolina

There are 416 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North Augusta.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Augusta, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Augusta, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $915 and $1,119.

2023 North Augusta, 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
North Augusta, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $750 $890 $1,017 $1,369 $1,675
North Augusta, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $675 to $825 $801 to $979 $915 to $1,119 $1,232 to $1,506 $1,508 to $1,843

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

North Augusta, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 654
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 238
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $50,028 ±$4,586
Median Rent $714 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.27% ± 8.05pp
Total Population 22,037

Population and Household Demographics

North Augusta is a city in Aiken County, South Carolina with a population of 22,037. There are 9,073 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 35.8% of households in North Augusta are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Augusta

The median gross income for households in North Augusta is $50,028 a year, or $4,169 a month. The median rent for the city is $714 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North Augusta, a household making less than $2,380 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.27% of households who rent are overburdened in North Augusta.

Area Median Income In North Augusta

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 Augusta, the AMI is calculated from all households within Aiken County.

In North Augusta, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100

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 Augusta

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 Augusta

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the North Augusta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the North Augusta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the North Augusta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300