Ridgeland, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 103 income based apartments in Ridgeland where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 100 affordable apartments in Ridgeland that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Ridgeland, South Carolina

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Ridgeland. Go to the South Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Ridgeland.

Devenwood Apartments

137 Captain Bill Rd
Ridgeland, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
62+
Affordable

Logan Lane Apartments

544 South Logan Street
Ridgeland, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Baytree I

RR 2 Box 685
Ridgeland, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Heron Crossing

72 Heron Xing
Ridgeland, South Carolina
Affordable

Logan Lane Apartments

205 Logan Ln
Ridgeland, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Wood Ridge Apts

414 S Logan St
Ridgeland, South Carolina
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Affordable Housing Near Ridgeland

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Hardeeville, SC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Hardeeville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Ridgeland, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

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 Ridgeland.

Ridgeland, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Ridgeland, South Carolina

Ridgeland features 103 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 Ridgeland, South Carolina

There are 100 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ridgeland.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ridgeland, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ridgeland, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $928 and $1,134.

2023 Ridgeland, 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
Ridgeland, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $893 $913 $1,031 $1,438 $1,707
Ridgeland, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $804 to $982 $822 to $1,004 $928 to $1,134 $1,294 to $1,582 $1,536 to $1,878

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ridgeland, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 203
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 103
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.19%
Average Renter Household Size 3.21
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $35,405 ±$8,083
Median Rent $733 ±$141
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.63% ± 15.71pp
Total Population 4,030

Population and Household Demographics

Ridgeland is a city in Jasper County, South Carolina with a population of 4,030. There are 1,248 households in the city with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 41.19% of households in Ridgeland are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ridgeland

The median gross income for households in Ridgeland is $35,405 a year, or $2,950 a month. The median rent for the city is $733 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ridgeland, a household making less than $2,443 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Ridgeland.

Area Median Income In Ridgeland

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 Ridgeland, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jasper County.

In Ridgeland, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,800

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 Ridgeland

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 Ridgeland

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ridgeland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,300 $34,700 $37,100 $39,500
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ridgeland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,950 $23,950 $26,950 $29,900 $32,300 $34,700 $37,100 $39,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ridgeland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,500 $38,300 $43,100 $47,850 $51,700 $55,550 $59,350 $63,200