Travelers Rest, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 16 income based apartments in Travelers Rest where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 342 affordable apartments in Travelers Rest that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Travelers Rest, South Carolina

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Travelers Rest.

Go to the South Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Travelers Rest.

Poinsett Commons Apartments

215 N Poinsett Highway
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
$545-746
1-2 BR
Affordable

Oakcrest Apartments

250 Little Texas Rd
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Holly Springs Townhomes

300 Wilhelm Winter St
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Raintree Apartments

203 Mcelhaney Rd
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Affordable

Stone Development, Inc

270 Little Texas Rd
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Harmony Ridge

49 Brookside Dr
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Affordable

Brookside Pointe

1600 Brooks Pointe Cir
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Affordable

M00 Harmridge Tubbs Mtn Rd.

Tubbs Mountain Rd
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Travelers Rest

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City Apartments
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Travelers Rest, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Greenville Housing Authority 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 Travelers Rest.

Travelers Rest, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Travelers Rest, South Carolina

Travelers Rest features 16 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 Travelers Rest, South Carolina

There are 342 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Travelers Rest.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Travelers Rest, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Travelers Rest, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $946 and $1,156.

2023 Travelers Rest, 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
Travelers Rest, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $865 $931 $1,051 $1,344 $1,628
Travelers Rest, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $779 to $952 $838 to $1,024 $946 to $1,156 $1,210 to $1,478 $1,465 to $1,791

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Travelers Rest, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 358
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.66
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $52,460 ±$9,453
Median Rent $708 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.07% ± 23.06pp
Total Population 4,834

Population and Household Demographics

Travelers Rest is a city in Greenville County, South Carolina with a population of 4,834. There are 1,697 households in the city with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 41.19% of households in Travelers Rest are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Travelers Rest

The median gross income for households in Travelers Rest is $52,460 a year, or $4,372 a month. The median rent for the city is $708 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Travelers Rest, a household making less than $2,360 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Travelers Rest.

Area Median Income In Travelers Rest

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 Travelers Rest, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greenville County.

In Travelers Rest, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,200

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 Travelers Rest

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 Travelers Rest

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Travelers Rest AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,900 $20,450 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Travelers Rest AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,850 $34,100 $38,350 $42,600 $46,050 $49,450 $52,850 $56,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Travelers Rest AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,750 $54,550 $61,350 $68,150 $73,650 $79,100 $84,550 $90,000