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. 

Resident Programs

Career Development Registration

We believe all of our residents deserve a chance to better themselves.  Our Family Self Sufficiency Department (FSS) offers a variety of programs to help people gain additional education and training in order to move ahead in life.  

Our FSS department can assist you locate and complete a job training program.  If you would like to complete your high school diploma or obtain your GED, your Case Manager can point you in the right direction.  ​

Please contact your Case Manager for more information or call (803)254-3886, ext. 220.


Career Resource Center – Includes information about available jobs, training classes and employment counseling;  computers are available for online job searches and applications; located at  the CHA main office, 1917 Harden Street.   Contact your case manager for an appointment.

Childcare Assistance

Credit Counseling

Crisis Management Resources  & Referrals

Homeownership Counseling

Individual & Family  Counseling Referrals

Transportation Assistance

Additional Resources

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