Affordable Housing In Sumter County
South Carolina

32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sumter County

Oakland Plantation

5501 Edge Hill Road
Sumter, SC
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Shiloh Randolph Manor

125 W Bartlette St
Sumter, SC
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Bassett Park Apartments

1390 Granville Ct
Sumter, SC
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Southview Apartments

60 Hilliard Dr
Sumter, SC
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Miracle Square, Inc

740 Believers Path
Sumter, SC
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Palmetto Towers

1150 S Pike W
Sumter, SC
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Creative Environments

13 Kendrick St
Sumter, SC
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Poplar Square Apartments

925 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC
Subsidized

Washington Place

14 S Washington St
Sumter, SC
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Magnolia Manor of Sumter, Inc

11 N Salem Ave
Sumter, SC
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Sumter County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sumter County, South Carolina

There are 32 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,854 affordable apartments for rent in Sumter County, South Carolina. Sumter County features 1,149 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 705 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sumter County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sumter County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 1,854
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,149
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.61
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $41,332 ±$1,214
Median Rent $747 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.96% ± 3.59pp
Total Population 107,777

Population and Household Demographics

Sumter County is a County in South Carolina with a population of 107,777. There are 40,571 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 34.72% of households in Sumter County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sumter County

The median gross income for households in Sumter County is $41,332 a year, or $3,444 a month. The median rent for the county is $747 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sumter County, a household making less than $2,490 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Sumter County.1

Area Median Income In Sumter 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 Sumter County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,300

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 Sumter 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 Sumter County HUD Rental Assistance in Sumter County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,250 $30,350 $32,450 $34,550
50% of Median $18,350 $20,950 $23,550 $26,150 $28,250 $30,350 $32,450 $34,550
80% of Median $29,300 $33,500 $37,700 $41,850 $45,200 $48,550 $51,900 $55,250
Fair Market Rents in Sumter County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$614 $641 $793 $1,068 $1,194

Cities In Sumter County

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City Listings Served By
Sumter 31 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sumter is the Sumter Housing Authority.
Wedgefield 1
Cane Savannah 0
Cherryvale 0
Dalzell 0
East Sumter 0
Lakewood 0
Mayesville 0
Mulberry 0
Oakland 0
Oswego 0
Pinewood 0
Privateer 0
Rembert 0
Shiloh 0
South Sumter 0
Stateburg 0