Affordable Housing In Saluda County
South Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 154 income based apartments in Saluda County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 25 affordable apartments in Saluda County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Saluda County, South Carolina

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

Baulknight Ferry Apartments

Birch ln, Denny Hwy
Saluda, South Carolina

Saluda Terrace, Alp

209 S Bouknight Ferry Rd
Saluda, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Orchard Park Apartments

101 Peach Leaf Curl
Ridge Spring, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Willow Creek Apartments

501 Willow Loop
Saluda, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Saluda Crossing

105 Oakwood Dr
Saluda, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Saluda County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Saluda County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Ridge Spring, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Ridge Spring.
Affordable Housing In Saluda, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Saluda.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Saluda 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.

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

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 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 Saluda County.

Saluda County, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Saluda County, South Carolina

Saluda County features 154 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 Saluda County, South Carolina

There are 25 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Saluda County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Saluda County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Saluda County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Saluda County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Saluda County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,013 and $1,238.

2023 Saluda 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
Saluda County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $944 $996 $1,125 $1,442 $1,724
Saluda County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $850 to $1,038 $896 to $1,096 $1,013 to $1,238 $1,298 to $1,586 $1,552 to $1,896

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Saluda County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 179
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 154
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.97
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $38,827 ±$4,459
Median Rent $652 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.8% ± 7.64pp
Total Population 20,000

Population and Household Demographics

Saluda County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 20,000. There are 7,059 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 28.16% of households in Saluda County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Saluda County

The median gross income for households in Saluda County is $38,827 a year, or $3,236 a month. The median rent for the county is $652 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Saluda County, a household making less than $2,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Saluda County.

Area Median Income In Saluda 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 Saluda County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,400

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 Saluda 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 Saluda County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Saluda County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,950 $19,400 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Saluda County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Saluda County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150