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Affordable Housing In Pawleys Island
Georgetown County, South Carolina

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pawleys Island

St Elizabeth Place

257 Baskervill Dr
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Pawleys Island

Housing Authority Programs
Georgetown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pawleys Island, South Carolina

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 48 affordable apartments for rent in Pawleys Island, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Pawleys Island, South Carolina

Pawleys Island features 48 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 Pawleys Island, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pawleys Island, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pawleys Island, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $673 and $823.

2020 Pawleys Island, 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 $579 $583 $748 $1,079 $1,081
Payment Standard Range $521 to $637 $525 to $641 $673 to $823 $971 to $1,187 $973 to $1,189

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pawleys Island, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.18%
Average Renter Household Size 1.50
Average Household Size 1.76
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $1,083 ±$321
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 240pp
Total Population 97

Population and Household Demographics

Pawleys Island is a city in Georgetown County, South Carolina with a population of 97. There are 55 households in the city with an average household size of 1.76 persons. 18.18% of households in Pawleys Island are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pawleys Island

The median gross income for households in Pawleys Island is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,083 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pawleys Island, a household making less than $3,610 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Pawleys Island.

Area Median Income In Pawleys Island

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 Pawleys Island, the AMI is calculated from all households within Georgetown County.

In Pawleys Island, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,500

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 Pawleys Island

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 Pawleys Island

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,750 $41,250
50% of Median $21,900 $25,000 $28,150 $31,250 $33,750 $36,250 $38,750 $41,250
80% of Median $35,000 $40,000 $45,000 $50,000 $54,000 $58,000 $62,000 $66,000