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Orangeburg St Paul

1771 B St
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Public Housing

North Apartments

Azalea St
North, South Carolina

Holly Hill Apartments

Cribb Ct
Holly Hill, South Carolina

Roosevelt Gardens I

3290 Magnolia St NE
Orangeburg, South Carolina

Summer Lane Apartments I

102 Summerlane Dr
Santee, South Carolina
S. 515 Rural
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There are 510 low-income apartments in Orangeburg County that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 1,158 low-income homes in Orangeburg County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $257 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on July 13th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Orangeburg 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.

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 Orangeburg County.

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Orangeburg County, South Carolina

Orangeburg County features 1,158 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 Orangeburg County, South Carolina

There are 510 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Orangeburg County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Orangeburg County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Orangeburg County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Orangeburg County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Orangeburg County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2023 Orangeburg 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
Orangeburg County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $676 $691 $780 $989 $1,212
Orangeburg County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $608 to $744 $622 to $760 $702 to $858 $890 to $1,088 $1,091 to $1,333

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Orangeburg County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 39
Total Low Income Apartments 1,668
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,158
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $34,218 ±$1,148
Median Rent $661 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.71% ± 3.26pp
Total Population 90,575

Population and Household Demographics

Orangeburg County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 90,575. There are 33,410 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 30.9% of households in Orangeburg County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Orangeburg County

The median gross income for households in Orangeburg County is $34,218 a year, or $2,852 a month. The median rent for the county is $661 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Orangeburg County, a household making less than $2,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Orangeburg County.

Area Median Income In Orangeburg 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 Orangeburg County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,200

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 Orangeburg 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 Orangeburg County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Orangeburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Orangeburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,800 $24,900 $28,000 $31,100 $33,600 $36,100 $38,600 $41,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Orangeburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,850 $39,800 $44,800 $49,750 $53,750 $57,750 $61,700 $65,700