HCV will be accepting 1,000 **ONLINE** preliminary applications on 10/21/21 at 12 Noon EST

September 30, 2021

The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston will be accepting 1,000 online preliminary applications for its Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly Section 8), on Thursday, October 21, 2021, beginning at 12 Noon. Those wishing to apply must complete the online application at https://chacity.myhousing.com/ during the designated date/time.  No applications will be accepted by mail,

Reasonable Accommodation Requests

November 18, 2020

If you are a person(s) with disabilities that limits your ability to access the online preliminary application process, please come to the Housing Authority of the City of Charleston at 550 Meeting Street on Monday, October 18, 2021, between 10:00am and 4:00pm to request a reasonable accommodation. Any request received after this date will not


August 4, 2021

AFTER 50 YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE, HOUSING AUTHORITY CEO LEAVES BEHIND TREMENDOUS LEGACY CHARLESTON, S.C. (August 4, 2021) - The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston is announcing the retirement of President & Chief Executive Officer Donald Cameron. Cameron joined the Authority in 1975 and was promoted to CEO in 1980. Cameron will retire in December 2021

Information For Residents – Charleston Water System Annual Report

August 12, 2021

Please take a look at the following Annual Report from Charleston Water System: Charleston Water System Annual Report

EHMG is accepting apps for dorm style units

November 18, 2020

The Enston Homes Management Group is ONLY accepting applications at this time for dorm style units. Please contact the office for current rental amounts. Applications now being accepted for units as they come available. Please Click Here for more information or call 843-723-5510.


November 18, 2020

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston began pre-leasing its affordable housing development at 110 & 114 Cooper Street, Thursday, October 1st, 2020. This development has income restrictions as follows: 1 – 2 persons (1 bedroom / 586-600 total sq.ft) - Per Month Rent: $1164 Minimum annual income of $14,400 Maximum salary

Public Housing Wait List CLOSED

November 18, 2020

THE PUBLIC HOUSING WAIT LIST IS CURRENTLY CLOSED The City of Charleston Housing Authority is not currently accepting Public Housing applications. The City of Charleston Housing Authority does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Please review this website periodically for any upcoming announcements on future openings.           

Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

September 24, 2021

JOINT NOTICE FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT & INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS September 24, 2021 The City of Charleston 75 Calhoun Street, Third Floor, Charleston, SC, 29401 (843) 724-3766 These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston,


November 18, 2020

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) AND SELF-QUARANTINE INFORMATION FOR TENANTS The world health community continues to closely monitor the emergence and spread of COVID-19, commonly known as the Coronavirus. Given the current uncertainty, and the fact that the seasonal influenza (flu) virus is also widespread, the Housing Authority of the City of Charleston (CHA) is taking proactive steps to

Charleston Housing Authority’s Smoke Free Policy

November 18, 2020

Please read through the following links for information about going smoke free and the Charleston Housing Authority's policies regarding smoking. Charleston Housing Authority’s Smoke Free Policy Charleston Residents Want Smoke-free Housing Policies American Lung Association - Freedom From Smoking 5 reasons we are adopting a no smoking policy Smoke-Free Housing Notification UPDATED CHA No Smoking Policy Secondhand


November 18, 2020

Housing Authority of the City of Charleston PROCESS & APPEALS FOR PROHIBITED PERSONS LIST CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PROHIBITED PERSONS LIST CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR BANNED PERSON APPEALS   Any person (citizen, resident, police officer or Housing Authority staff member) can request or recommend that a person be placed on the Housing Authority of the City of Charleston’s (CHA) Prohibited Persons List.  Upon

Pet Ownership Policy Update – Disabled and Elderly

November 18, 2020

To All Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Participants Pet Ownership Policy Update – Disabled and Elderly There have been revisions in relation to Assistance Animals. Click here to download the document: PET OWNERSHIP POLICY (ELDERLY/DISABLED RESIDENTS)