Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Opening April 2021

Posted 03/19/2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and limited staff, our front lobby is closed to the public, and we are unable to accept walk-in requests for an application.

The SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing) will be accepting waiting list applications for rental assistance under HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 through Thursday, April 8, 2021. Applications will be accepted for all applicants in the following counties: Clarendon, Colleton, Dorchester, Fairfield, Lee and Lexington. Kershaw County remains closed until further notice.

You may apply by one of the following options.

On-line application: To complete an on-line application, you must first register for an on-line account at https://voucheronline.schousing.com/. In the blue banner at the top of the homepage, click “Applicant Login.” At the bottom of the next page, click on “Register Now.” Click on the box for “I do NOT have a registration code.” Create your account by entering the requested details. Note: The on-line application will only be activated from 8:30 a.m., April 6, 2021 through 5 p.m., April 8, 2021.

By mail: Send your request for a paper application to SC Housing, ATTN: HCVP Waiting List, 300-C Outlet Pointe Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210. Your request must include your full name, complete mailing address, the county you are applying for, your signature and date. Note: Mailed requests must be postmarked between April 6, 2021 and April 8, 2021.

By phone: Phone requests for paper applications will only be taken from 2–4 p.m., Tuesday, April 6, 2021 through Thursday, April 8, 2021 by calling toll free 1.866.701.0314 or 803.896.9153. You must speak with a staff member as this line does not accept voicemail messages.

By email: You may email your request for a paper application to voucher@schousing.com. Your request must include your full name, complete mailing address, the county you are applying for, and a phone number. Note: Emailed requests must be received between April 6, 2021 and April 8, 2021.

By fax: You may fax your request for a paper application to 803.551.4900. Your request must include your full name, complete mailing address, the county you are applying for, and a phone number. Note: Faxed requests must be received between April 6, 2021 and April 8, 2021.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and limited staff, our front lobby is closed to the public, and we are unable to accept walk-in requests for an application.

For general questions concerning the Housing Choice Voucher Program, please call 803.896.8888, option 3. You will not able to apply utilizing this number.

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