Q: Where can I find an affordable apartment? Where can I find rental assistance?
As a financier of affordable housing developments, the Lowcountry Housing Trust is not able to provide direct assistance to individuals looking for affordable housing. However, there are places you can look for help:
- Visit THE PROVIDERS page for a list of providers of rental housing in the five-county service area.
- Visit schousingsearch.com to find affordable housing listing throughout the Palmetto State.
- Call Trident United Way’s 24 hour Hotline - Dial 2-1-1 or (843) 744-HELP or 1-800-922-2283.
Q: What is considered an affordable apartment?
An affordable apartment for your family is one in which your monthly rent plus utilities is no more than 30% of your monthly income.
Q: How much should I pay in monthly rent?
Download our Rental Calculator to determine the maximum monthly rent that you can afford.
Q: I am ready to make the next step. Who can help me learn about the home buying process?
Visit THE PROVIDERS page for a list of housing counseling agencies ready to assist you in the home buying process.