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Affordable Housing In Sumter County
South Carolina

32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sumter County

Oakland Plantation

5501 Edge Hill Road
Sumter, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Shiloh Randolph Manor

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

Bassett Park Apartments

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

Southview Apartments

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

Miracle Square, Inc

740 Believers Path
Sumter, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Palmetto Towers

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

Creative Environments

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

Poplar Square Apartments

925 Miller Rd
Sumter, South Carolina
Subsidized

Washington Place

14 S Washington St
Sumter, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Magnolia Manor of Sumter, Inc

11 N Salem Ave
Sumter, South Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

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.

Income Based Apartments in Sumter County, South Carolina

Sumter County features 1,149 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 Sumter County, South Carolina

There are 705 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sumter County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sumter County, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sumter County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sumter County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sumter County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $714 and $872.

2020 Sumter 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
Fair Market Rent $614 $641 $793 $1,068 $1,194
Payment Standard Range $553 to $675 $577 to $705 $714 to $872 $961 to $1,175 $1,075 to $1,313

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.

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 $54,700

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 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 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 $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,550 $31,750 $33,950 $36,150
50% of Median $19,150 $21,900 $24,650 $27,350 $29,550 $31,750 $33,950 $36,150
80% of Median $30,650 $35,000 $39,400 $43,750 $47,250 $50,750 $54,250 $57,750

Cities In Sumter County

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