Housing Authority of Greenwood
315 Foundry Road
Greenwood, Greenwood County, SC

864-227-3670

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of Greenwood Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on July 22nd, 2015.

The Housing Authority of Greenwood (HAG) is currently accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications. This waiting list is open indefinitely.


To apply, visit the HAG to submit an application in person, located at 315 Foundry Rd., Greenwood, SC 29646, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. 

No documents are needed at this time.

The HAG does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: working families, living and/or working in Greenwood County, elderly, or disabled.

For more information, the HAG can be reached by calling (864) 227-3670, during normal office hours.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of Greenwood Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update July 2nd, 2015.

The Housing Authority of Greenwood (HAG) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


The HAG offers one Public Housing community with 223 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the HAG to submit an application in person, located at 315 Foundry Rd, Greenwood, SC 29646, between the hours of 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. No documents are needed at this time.

The HAG does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: working families, living and/or working in Greenwood County, elderly, or disabled.

For more information, the HAG can be reached by calling (864) 227-3670, during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Greenwood administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 223 affordable rental units. It also administers 967 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Greenwood is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of Greenwood between Public Housing Units (19%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (81%) to that of all housing authorities in South Carolina, Housing Authority of Greenwood has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in South Carolina.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Housing Authority of Greenwood scored an average of 99 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2002 and a low score of 88 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in South Carolina is 81.31.

Housing Authority of Greenwood has an average score that is more than the average South Carolina housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Housing Authority of Greenwood.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 3/13/12 Plan
2011 3/30/11 Plan
2010 3/4/10 Plan
2009 2/23/09 Plan
2008 2/11/08 Plan
2007 1/30/07 Plan
2006 2/3/06 Plan
2005 2/4/05 Plan
2004 4/29/04 Plan
2003 3/27/03 Plan
2002 4/29/04 Plan
2001 1/26/01 Plan
2000 4/1/00 Plan