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Affordable Housing In Orangeburg County
South Carolina

39 Low Income Apartment Communities In Orangeburg County

Wemar Homes, Inc

1175 Columbia Rd
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Key Homes, Inc

1436 Rhoad St
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Broughton West, Inc

2220 W Circle Dr
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Holly Way II, Inc

100 Seniors Way
Holly Hill, South Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Holly Homes, Inc

140 Franklin St
Holly Hill, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Orangewood, Inc

2040 Woodland Dr
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Orangeburg Housing

250 Wannamaker St
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

J and J Apartments, Inc

100 Livingway Dr
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pinckney Place

1820 Saint Matthews Rd
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Jtd Homes, Inc

2554 Eutaw Rd
Holly Hill, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Orangeburg County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Orangeburg County, South Carolina

There are 39 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,668 affordable apartments for rent in Orangeburg County, South Carolina.

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 $589 and $719.

2020 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
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.

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 $52,100

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 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

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

Cities In Orangeburg County

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City Served By
Bowman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bowman is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Branchville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Branchville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Brookdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookdale is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Cope The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cope is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Cordova The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cordova is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Edisto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edisto is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Elloree The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elloree is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Eutawville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eutawville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Holly Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holly Hill is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Livingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Livingston is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Neeses The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neeses is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
North The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Norway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norway is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Orangeburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orangeburg is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Rowesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rowesville is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Santee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santee is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Springfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springfield is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Vance The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vance is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Wilkinson Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilkinson Heights is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.
Woodford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodford is the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3.