Rock Hill Housing Authority

467 South Wilson Street
Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina 29730

Rock Hill Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs.

Rock Hill Housing Authority serves Great Falls and Rock Hill.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Rock Hill, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Rock Hill, South Carolina Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Rock Hill Housing Authority Public Housing Closed

Other Rock Hill Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Rock Hill Housing Authority Website: https://www.rhha.org/.

Rock Hill Housing Authority Phone: (803) 324-3060.

Closed: Rock Hill, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Rock Hill Housing Authority (RHHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day on December 3, 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were four ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Pick up a pre-application at the RHHA office from November 16, 2015 until December 1, 2015.
  2. Call the RHHA office to request a pre-application be mailed to you.
  3. Mail a request to the RHHA office to have a pre-application be mailed to you.
  4. Send a request on the online RHHA contact form to have a pre-application be mailed to you.

Once the pre-application was completed, it must have been either:

  1. Dropped off at the Cherry Park enclosed shelter on December 3, 2015.
  2. Mailed to the RHHA office by December 1, 2015. Pre-applications must have been postmarked by this date, or it was not accepted.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Voucher holders whose assistance was terminated due to insufficient funding, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher holders who have had their voucher for at least one year and request to change to the HCV program, live or work in Rock Hill.

For more information, visit the HACRH website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Last Updated on 04/07/2021.

Closed: Rock Hill, South Carolina Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Rock Hill Housing Authority (RHHA) Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from May 3, 2021 until June 30, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the RHHA, "The Mainstream Voucher Program only provides assistance to individuals and families who have a non-elderly disabled person that will live in the household."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

There were no preferences.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the RHHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the RHHA public notice on July 13, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Last Updated on 07/13/2021.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Rock Hill (HACRH) Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted in April, 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application.
  2. Request an application through mail.

Once the application was completed, it must have been either hand delivered, or mailed.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Resident and working
  • Non-resident and working
  • Resident and not working

For more information, visit the HACRH website.

Sources: This information was verified by The Herald on April 7, 2021.

Last Updated on 05/27/2021.

About Rock Hill Housing Authority

More information about Rock Hill Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.rhha.org/.

Representatives of Rock Hill Housing Authority may be available by phone at (803) 324-3060. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Office Hours

Open today from 8:00am to 5:00pm ET.

Closed for Lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00 pm

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
HCV Portability Status

As of 10/27/2021, it is not known if Rock Hill Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Rock Hill Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Rock Hill Housing Authority manages 482 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 452 20 10
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $574 $901 $731
Monthly Cost $259,651 $18,015 $7,311

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Rock Hill Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 5% having issued approximately 102 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 15 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $13,760 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 65% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 67% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 40% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 41% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

37% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 35% of households with children have a female head of household. 89% of all households were headed by a female.

80% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 76% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Rock Hill 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. 45% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

21% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 38% with 3 or more bedrooms. 41% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Rock Hill Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $347 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $614. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $145.



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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Rock Hill Housing Authority

Workman Street

302 Workman St
Rock Hill, South Carolina

Boyd Hill Community

1307 Constitution Blvd
Rock Hill, South Carolina

Low Income Housing Managed by Rock Hill Housing Authority

Great Falls Apartments

800 CHESTER AVE
Great Falls, South Carolina
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1-2 BR