There is one waiting list open now offered by Greenville Housing Authority.
|Clark Ridge, Evergreen and Nicholtown Green, LIHTC Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher||Open Until Further Notice|
|Greenville Housing Authority Public Housing||Closed|
Greenville Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Greenville County.Go to the South Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the South Carolina Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.
The Greenville Housing Authority (GHA) Low income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) ,Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Clark Ridge, Evergreen and Nicholtown Green is currently open.
The GHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from August 16, 2022 at 9:00 am ET, until further notice.
To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.
The maximum income limits for each household size are available here.
Preferences have not yet been confirmed.
It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.
For more information, visit the GHA website.
Sources: This information was verified by the GHA public notice on August 15, 2022.
This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Greenville County, South Carolina.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (833) 736-3765.
Last Updated on 08/16/2022.
Last Updated on 07/02/2015.
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Greenville Housing Authority manages 2,846 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:
|Standard||Homeownership||Tenant Protection||Ported Out||VASH|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$670||$381||$497||$734||$593|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 8% having issued approximately 339 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 11 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $11,751 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 71% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% of households had wages as a major source of income, 10% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 58% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 56% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 20% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
52% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 51% of households with children have a female head of household. 86% of all households were headed by a female.
88% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 86% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Greenville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 33% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 71% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
19% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 27% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Greenville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $292 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $623. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $161.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.