Affordable Housing In Wallace
Marlboro County, South Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Wallace

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Community Redevelopment Authority of Marlboro County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wallace, South Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Wallace, South Carolina

Wallace 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 Wallace, South Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wallace, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wallace, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $586 and $716.

2020 Wallace, 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 $507 $510 $651 $896 $986
Payment Standard Range $456 to $558 $459 to $561 $586 to $716 $806 to $986 $887 to $1,085

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wallace, 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 29.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $28,750 ±$7,901
Median Rent $714 ±$669
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.96% ± 35pp
Total Population 860

Population and Household Demographics

Wallace is a City in Marlboro County, South Carolina with a population of 860. There are 385 households in the city with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 29.87% of households in Wallace are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wallace

The median gross income for households in Wallace is $28,750 a year, or $2,396 a month. The median rent for the city is $714 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wallace, a household making less than $2,380 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Wallace.1

Area Median Income In Wallace

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 Wallace, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marlboro County.

In Wallace, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $41,600

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 Wallace

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 Wallace HUD Rental Assistance in Wallace

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,250 $30,350 $32,450 $34,550
50% of Median $18,350 $20,950 $23,550 $26,150 $28,250 $30,350 $32,450 $34,550
80% of Median $29,300 $33,500 $37,700 $41,850 $45,200 $48,550 $51,900 $55,250