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Affordable Housing In Paxville
Clarendon County, South Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Paxville

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Paxville, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Paxville, South Carolina

Paxville 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 Paxville, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Paxville, South Carolina

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

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

2021 Paxville, 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 $512 $515 $679 $845 $1,014
Payment Standard Range $461 to $563 $464 to $567 $611 to $747 $761 to $930 $913 to $1,115

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Paxville, 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 44.59%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 2.91
Median Household Income $37,500 ±$22,368
Median Rent $718 ±$99
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.24% ± 64.82pp
Total Population 215

Population and Household Demographics

Paxville is a city in Clarendon County, South Carolina with a population of 215. There are 74 households in the city with an average household size of 2.91 persons. 44.59% of households in Paxville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Paxville

The median gross income for households in Paxville is $37,500 a year, or $3,125 a month. The median rent for the city is $718 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Paxville, a household making less than $2,393 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Paxville.

Area Median Income In Paxville

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 Paxville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clarendon County.

In Paxville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,900

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 Paxville

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 Paxville

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