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Affordable Housing In Norway
Orangeburg County, South Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Norway

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Norway, South Carolina

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Norway, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Norway, South Carolina

Norway features 0 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 Norway, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Norway, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Norway, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $611 and $747.

2021 Norway, 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
Norway, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $582 $596 $679 $866 $1,171
Norway, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $524 to $640 $536 to $656 $611 to $747 $779 to $953 $1,054 to $1,288

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Norway, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.78
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $32,500 ±$16,948
Median Rent $681 ±$185
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.56% ± 51.43pp
Total Population 300

Population and Household Demographics

Norway is a city in Orangeburg County, South Carolina with a population of 300. There are 136 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 26.47% of households in Norway are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Norway

The median gross income for households in Norway is $32,500 a year, or $2,708 a month. The median rent for the city is $681 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Norway, a household making less than $2,270 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Norway.

Area Median Income In Norway

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

In Norway, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,300

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 Norway

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 Norway

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Norway AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $28,950 $31,100 $33,250 $35,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Norway AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,800 $21,450 $24,150 $26,800 $28,950 $31,100 $33,250 $35,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Norway AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,050 $34,350 $38,650 $42,900 $46,350 $49,800 $53,200 $56,650