Since 1934, the Columbia Housing Authority has been providing affordable housing to the citizens of the City of Columbia and Richland County in South Carolina. 

Contact Us

(803)254-3886, ext. 251

Email Danita Forbes

1917 Harden St., Columbia, SC 29204

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Housing Authority of the City of Columbia, S.C.

Employee Directory

Executive Director

Ivory Mathews

(803) 254-3886 ext. 211

Email Ivory Mathews

Deputy Executive Director
Howard Thomas

(803) 254-3886 ext. 253
E-mail Howard Thomas

Director of Public Housing
Latoya Nix

(803) 254-3886 ext. 203

E-mail Latoya Nix


Director of Occupancy

Vera Williams

(803) 254-3886 ext. 221
E-mail Vera Williams
Director of Governmental Affairs & Resident Programs
Donna Gilbert
(803) 376-5047 ext. 330
E-mail Donna Gilbert
Director of Procurement & Contract Administration & Human Resources
Cindy Godbey
(803) 254-3886 ext. 234
E-mail Cindy Godbey
Director of Information Technology
John Earley
(803) 254-3886 ext. 243
Email John Earley
Director of Security
Angel Cruz
(803) 254-3886 ext. 266
E-mail Angel Cruz

Director of FSS & Administration
Taleshia Stewart

(803) 254-3886 ext. 261
E-mail Taleshia Stewart

Director of Inspections

​Danita Forbes

Director of Housing Choice Voucher Program Ramonda Pollard

(803) 254-3886 ext. 228
E-mail 
Ramonda Pollard

Directory of Capital Improvements

​Gary Wilhelm

803) 254-3886 ext. 311
Directory of Capital Improvements