Affordable Housing In York County
52 Low Income Apartment Communities In York County
Guide To Affordable Housing in York County, South Carolina
There are 52 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,955 affordable apartments for rent in York County, South Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in York County, South Carolina
York County features 1,591 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 York County, South Carolina
There are 1,364 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in York County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in York County, South Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay York County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in York County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in York County, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,036 and $1,266.
2021 York County, 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|
|York County, South Carolina Fair Market Rent||$987||$1,010||$1,151||$1,518||$1,956|
|York County, South Carolina Payment Standard Range||$888 to $1,086||$909 to $1,111||$1,036 to $1,266||$1,366 to $1,670||$1,760 to $2,152|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
York County, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||52|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,955|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,591|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.92%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.41|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Median Household Income||$54,117 ±$1,394|
|Median Rent||$834 ±$12|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.35% ± 2.62pp|
Population and Household Demographics
York County is a county in South Carolina with a population of 240,076. There are 90,322 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 28.92% of households in York County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in York County
The median gross income for households in York County is $54,117 a year, or $4,510 a month. The median rent for the county is $834 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In York County, a household making less than $2,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.35% of households who rent are overburdened in York County.
Area Median Income In York County
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.
In York County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,200
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 York County
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 York County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the York County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the York County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the York County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In York County
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|Fort Mill||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Mill is the Housing Authority of Fort Mill.|
|Rock Hill||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rock Hill is the Rock Hill Housing Authority.|
|Tega Cay||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tega Cay is the Housing Authority of Fort Mill.|
|York||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves York is the Housing Authority of York.|