Affordable Housing In Spartanburg County
South Carolina

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80 Low Income Apartment Communities In Spartanburg County

Highland Crossing Apartments

201 Highland Ave
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Income Based
1-3 BR

Three Oaks Apartments

200 Three Oaks Rd
Cowpens, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

The Ellington

560 Magnolia St
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Family & Senior

Mason Manor

305 Robert Mason Circle
Boiling Springs, South Carolina
1 BR
55+

Woodland Apartments

180 South Pine Lake Drive
Spartanburg, South Carolina
$416-452
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Parkside at Drayton

110 Fernwood Drive
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Country Garden Estates 2

1124 Old Anderson Mill Rd
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Kensington Manor

170 Kensington Drive
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Subsidized

Crescent Hill

108 Pineneedle Drive
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Subsidized

Oakvale Apartments

300 GoForth St Box 12
Cowpens, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Spartanburg 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Spartanburg County, South Carolina

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

There are 80 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,375 affordable apartments for rent in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Spartanburg County features 2,678 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 Spartanburg County, South Carolina

There are 1,589 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Spartanburg County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Spartanburg County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Spartanburg County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Spartanburg County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $778 and $950.

2022 Spartanburg 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
Spartanburg County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $740 $758 $864 $1,136 $1,172
Spartanburg County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $666 to $814 $682 to $834 $778 to $950 $1,022 to $1,250 $1,055 to $1,289

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Spartanburg County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 80
Total Low Income Apartments 4,375
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,678
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $43,907 ±$1,122
Median Rent $707 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.59% ± 2.13pp
Total Population 291,240

Population and Household Demographics

Spartanburg County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 291,240. There are 109,892 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 31.41% of households in Spartanburg County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Spartanburg County

The median gross income for households in Spartanburg County is $43,907 a year, or $3,659 a month. The median rent for the county is $707 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Spartanburg County, a household making less than $2,357 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Spartanburg County.

Area Median Income In Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,700

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 Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Spartanburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,700 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Spartanburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,150 $29,900 $33,650 $37,350 $40,350 $43,350 $46,350 $49,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Spartanburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,850 $47,800 $53,800 $59,750 $64,550 $69,350 $74,100 $78,900

Cities In Spartanburg County

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City Served By
Arcadia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadia is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Boiling Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boiling Springs is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Campobello The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Campobello is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Central Pacolet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Central Pacolet is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Clifton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clifton is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Converse The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Converse is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Cowpens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cowpens is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Cross Anchor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cross Anchor is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Duncan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Duncan is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Enoree The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Enoree is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Fairforest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairforest is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Fingerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fingerville is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Glendale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glendale is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Gramling The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gramling is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Inman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Inman is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Inman Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Inman Mills is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Landrum The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Landrum is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Lyman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyman is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Mayo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mayo is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Pacolet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pacolet is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Reidville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reidville is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Roebuck The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roebuck is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Saxon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saxon is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Southern Shops The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southern Shops is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Spartanburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spartanburg is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Startex The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Startex is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Valley Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley Falls is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Wellford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellford is the Spartanburg Housing Authority.
Woodruff The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodruff are the Housing Authority of Woodruff and Spartanburg Housing Authority.