Varnville, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 80 income based apartments in Varnville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Varnville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Varnville, South Carolina

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Varnville. Go to the South Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Varnville.

Varnville II, Varnville Area Housing Corp

160 Ginn St
Varnville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Varnville I

516 Ginn St
Varnville, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Varnville

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City Apartments
Estill, SC Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Estill.
Hampton, SC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Hampton.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Varnville, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 3 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 Varnville.

Varnville, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Varnville, South Carolina

Varnville features 80 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 Varnville, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Varnville, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Varnville, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2023 Varnville, 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
Varnville, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $644 $691 $780 $1,093 $1,329
Varnville, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $580 to $708 $622 to $760 $702 to $858 $984 to $1,202 $1,196 to $1,462

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Varnville, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 80
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $30,455 ±$13,066
Median Rent $605 ±$153
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.7% ± 14.45pp
Total Population 2,277

Population and Household Demographics

Varnville is a city in Hampton County, South Carolina with a population of 2,277. There are 948 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 34.81% of households in Varnville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Varnville

The median gross income for households in Varnville is $30,455 a year, or $2,538 a month. The median rent for the city is $605 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Varnville, a household making less than $2,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Varnville.

Area Median Income In Varnville

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 Varnville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hampton County.

In Varnville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,000

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 Varnville

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 Varnville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Varnville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Varnville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,600 $23,550 $26,500 $29,400 $31,800 $34,150 $36,500 $38,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Varnville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150