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Affordable Housing In Tega Cay
York County, South Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Tega Cay

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Fort Mill Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tega Cay, South Carolina

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Tega Cay, South Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Tega Cay, South Carolina

Tega Cay features 0 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 Tega Cay, South Carolina

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tega Cay.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tega Cay, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tega Cay, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $957 and $1,169.

2020 Tega Cay, 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 $907 $934 $1,063 $1,423 $1,828
Payment Standard Range $816 to $998 $841 to $1,027 $957 to $1,169 $1,281 to $1,565 $1,645 to $2,011

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Tega Cay, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 7.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.90
Median Household Income $119,250 ±$15,209
Median Rent $1,359 ±$459
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 8.06% ± 18.55pp
Total Population 8,609

Population and Household Demographics

Tega Cay is a city in York County, South Carolina with a population of 8,609. There are 2,969 households in the city with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 7.11% of households in Tega Cay are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tega Cay

The median gross income for households in Tega Cay is $119,250 a year, or $9,938 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,359 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tega Cay, a household making less than $4,530 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 8.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Tega Cay.

Area Median Income In Tega Cay

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 Tega Cay, the AMI is calculated from all households within York County.

In Tega Cay, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,500

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 Tega Cay

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 Tega Cay

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,550 $20,050 $22,550 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,250 $33,400 $37,600 $41,750 $45,100 $48,450 $51,800 $55,150
80% of Median $46,800 $53,450 $60,150 $66,800 $72,150 $77,500 $82,850 $88,200