ABOUT THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (HCV) PROGRAM


The HCV program offer rental assistance to persons with low-income who wish to live in homes in the private rental market, but cannot afford market rental rates. HCV participants pay 30% of their adjusted gross income for rent and utilities. The Housing Authority Assistance Payments Program subsidizes the balance of rent for the property owner.


CHA administers approximately 3,100 Vouchers and Moderate Rehabilitation Certificates.  With a Certificate or Voucher, a family is able to select a home in the private rental market. If the family chooses to move, the assistance is transferable. All housing must be inspected by the CHA staff and meet Housing Quality Standards.
    
For more information about Columbia Housing Authority's HCV8 program, please call (803) 254-3886, ext. 235.   



                 

 

Additional Resources

The HCV Waiting List is NOW CLOSED

If you are a homeless veteran, please click on the VASH button for additional information on the Veteran's Administration Supportive Housing (VASH) program that may be able to provide you with housing and additional services.

For more information on the KeyBank Debit Card Program, please click the KeyBank Logo

No applications are being accepted at this time for this program.  A public announcement will be made 30 days prior to the opening of the waiting list.

Housing Choice Voucher Program