Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Varnville, SC

Discover affordable housing in Varnville where there are 2+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Varnville II, Varnville Area Housing Corp

160 Ginn St, Varnville, South Carolina 0

Varnville I

516 Ginn St, Varnville, South Carolina 29944

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Varnville, South Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Varnville, South Carolina
$17.14/hour
$9.89 (+136%) more than South Carolina minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Varnville, South Carolina.

Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Varnville.

How many renters live in Varnville, South Carolina?

The City of Varnville has 2,173 people living in 734 households.

There are 1,038 renters living in 311 renter households in this City. Renters make up 47.77 percent of the population living in Varnville.

What is the rental market like in Varnville, South Carolina?

There are an estimated 927 housing units in the Varnville area. Of these, 401 units are rental homes, making up 43 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Varnville, South Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Varnville?

The rental vacancy rate in Varnville is 21 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Varnville for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Varnville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
61 45 55 138 2
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Varnville

A large number of apartments in Varnville have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Varnville are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 52 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 23 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Varnville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $720 to $1,536. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $720
One BR $760
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,258
Four BR $1,536
2024 Fair Market Rents in Varnville, South Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Varnville?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 57 93 percent
One BR 45 100 percent
Two BR 36 65 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Varnville, South Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Varnville?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Varnville, South Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 29
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Varnville, South Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

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 $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.