Our Public Housing Program provides affordable rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities through assistance from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. We have 786 public housing units and 17 developments under management, serving nearly 2,000 residents in our seven-county service area of Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Berkeley, Jasper and Orangeburg. These units include single-family homes, apartments and townhouses, with bedroom sizes ranging from one to as many as five bedrooms.
Do you Qualify?
There are four eligibility requirements that must be met before an applicant is accepted into the Public Housing program; all applicants are required to undergo a criminal background screening.
- Annual gross income must be within income limits
- Applicant must be suitable for housing in accordance with HUD requirements
- Citizenship or eligible immigrant status must be met
- Required consent documents must be signed