Winnsboro, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 186 income based apartments in Winnsboro where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 348 affordable apartments in Winnsboro that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Winnsboro, South Carolina

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

Deerwood Apartments

300 Winnsboro Ln
Winnsboro, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Fairfield Senior Village

156 US Highway Bypass 321 N
Winnsboro, South Carolina
1 BR
55+
Affordable

Winnfield West Apartments

338 US Highway 321 Bypass North
Winnsboro, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Laurelwood I & II

16A Laurelwood Ct
Winnsboro, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
62+
Affordable

Castlewood Apartments

200 Castlewood Dr
Winnsboro, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Evans Knoll Apartments

701 W Moultrie St
Winnsboro, South Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Castlewood Apartments, Phase II

700 Calhoun St
Winnsboro, South Carolina
Affordable

Winnsboro Arms, Lp

61 Winnsboro Arms Drive
Winnsboro, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Winnsboro

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Winnsboro

City Apartments
Blythewood, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Blythewood.
Ridgeway, SC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Ridgeway.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Winnsboro, 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
South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher
Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Winnsboro.

Winnsboro, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Winnsboro, South Carolina

Winnsboro features 186 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 Winnsboro, South Carolina

There are 348 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winnsboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Winnsboro, South Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Winnsboro, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,013 and $1,238.

2023 Winnsboro, 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
Winnsboro, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $944 $996 $1,125 $1,442 $1,724
Winnsboro, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $850 to $1,038 $896 to $1,096 $1,013 to $1,238 $1,298 to $1,586 $1,552 to $1,896

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Winnsboro, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 534
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 186
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $29,558 ±$8,651
Median Rent $648 ±$95
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.23% ± 16.16pp
Total Population 3,419

Population and Household Demographics

Winnsboro is a city in Fairfield County, South Carolina with a population of 3,419. There are 1,428 households in the city with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 47.48% of households in Winnsboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winnsboro

The median gross income for households in Winnsboro is $29,558 a year, or $2,463 a month. The median rent for the city is $648 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winnsboro, a household making less than $2,160 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Winnsboro.

Area Median Income In Winnsboro

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 Winnsboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fairfield County.

In Winnsboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,400

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 Winnsboro

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 Winnsboro

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Winnsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,950 $19,400 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Winnsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Winnsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150