Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Oconee County, SC

Discover affordable housing in Oconee County where there are 30+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Laurel Estates

120 Autumnwood Lane, Walhalla, South Carolina 29691

bed 1

Country Ridge Apartments

100 Pine Manor Cir, Walhalla, South Carolina 29691

bed 2

Greenfield Apartments

1096 Fairfield Dr, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

bed 1-3

Autumnwood Village Apartments

120 Autumnwood Lane, Walhalla, South Carolina 29691

bed 1

Hunter Oaks

804 Hunter Oaks Dr, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

bed 2-3
payment $536-739/mo.

Westminster East Apartments

100 Sunshine Cir, Westminster, South Carolina 29693

Highland Glen Apartments

800 Highland Glen Ct, Walhalla, South Carolina 29691

Springbrook Apartments

115 Dalton Rd, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

Seneca Gardens Apartments

819 Laing Ct, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

Serenity Place

117 North Side Circle, Seneca, South Carolina 29672

bed 1-2

Walhalla Gardens

100 Walhalla Gardens Cir, Walhalla, South Carolina 29691

Wagner Circle Apartments

136 Wagner Cir, Walhalla, South Carolina 29691

N. Hunter Street Apartments

Hunter St, 1101 ES 2nd St , Seneca, South Carolina 29678

Highland Avenue Apartments

Highland Ave, Westminster, South Carolina 29678

Fair Oaks Village

1200 Fairoaks Cir, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

Stribling Place

115 N Stribling St, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

Standpoint Vista Apartments

10 Managers Ct, Walhalla, South Carolina 29691

Spring Valley Elderly Housing

110 Field Village Dr, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

Mountain Trace

1000 Hillsborough Dr, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

Sloan Street Housing Development Phase II

Sloan and Sherard Sts, Seneca, South Carolina 29678

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Oconee County, South Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Oconee County, South Carolina
$11.46 (+158%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $11.46 (+158%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Oconee County, South Carolina Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Oconee County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Oconee County, South Carolina.

Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Oconee County.

How many renters live in Oconee County, South Carolina?

The County of Oconee County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 22.46 percent of the population living in Oconee County.

What is the rental market like in Oconee County, South Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Oconee County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Oconee County, South Carolina, there are 0.92 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Oconee County?

The rental vacancy rate in Oconee County is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Oconee County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Oconee County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
314 1,175 3,302 2,465 905
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Oconee County

A large number of apartments in Oconee County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Oconee County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $670 to $1,348. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $670
One BR $752
Two BR $988
Three BR $1,215
Four BR $1,348
2024 Fair Market Rents in Oconee County, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Oconee County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 168 54 percent
One BR 625 53 percent
Two BR 2,136 65 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Oconee County, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Oconee County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Oconee County, South Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Oconee County, South Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Oconee County, South Carolina

Oconee County features 1,211 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 Oconee County, South Carolina

There are 395 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oconee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oconee County, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oconee County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $889 and $1,087.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.