South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1

460 Church Street
Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina 29360

South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 1st, 2021, South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 serves Abbeville County, Anderson County, Cherokee County, Edgefield County, Laurens County, McCormick County, Oconee County, Pickens County and Saluda County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Saluda County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Oconee County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Abbeville County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Laurens County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Edgefield County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Anderson County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
McCormick County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Cherokee County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Pickens County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 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.

South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Website: http://www.scrha.net/.

South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Phone: (864) 984-0578.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, call the SCRHA representative listed on this page who serves the area you are interested in.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.
 

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (864) 984-0578.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/30/2017.

Other South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Waiting Lists

Closed: Saluda County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): Saluda County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in August 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the application at the DSS Office.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Elderly and disabled.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 08/30/2017.

Closed: Oconee County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): Oconee County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in August 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the application at the SCRHA1 Office.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Elderly and disabled.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 08/30/2017.

Closed: Abbeville County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): Abbeville County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in August 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the application at the Abbeville Civic Center.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Elderly and disabled.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 08/30/2017.

Closed: Laurens County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): Laurens County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in September 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the application at Laurens City Housing.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Elderly and disabled.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 10/03/2017.

Closed: Edgefield County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): Edgefield County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in September 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the application at Vintage Garden Aptartments.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Elderly and disabled.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 10/03/2017.

Closed: Anderson County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): Anderson County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in October 2017.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the application at the Anderson Civic Center.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Elderly and disabled.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application wass received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 10/10/2017.

Closed: McCormick County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): McCormick County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 08/30/2017.

Closed: Cherokee County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): Cherokee County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 08/30/2017.

Closed: Pickens County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 (SCRHA1): Pickens County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the SCRHA1 website, or call the office at (864) 984-0578.

Last Updated on 08/30/2017.

About South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1

More information about South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 can be found on its website at http://www.scrha.net/.

Representatives of South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 may be available by phone at (864) 984-0578. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/01/2021, it is not known if South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 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 South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 manages 1,624 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
Vouchers 1,620 4
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $427 $637
Monthly Cost $692,029 $2,549

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1

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 11% having issued approximately 149 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 20 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $12,059 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 59% were extremely low income (ELI). 20% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 75% 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, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 31% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

39% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 38% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.

68% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 68% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 49% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 48% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

20% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 39% 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 South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1 voucher holders in 2016 was $300 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $493. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $176.



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 South Carolina Regional Housing Authority No. 1

Alman Street Apartments

308 Alman St
Jonesville, South Carolina
Subsidized

Highland Avenue Apartments

Highland Ave
Westminster, South Carolina

Church Street Apartments

Church, N Hamilton, Mackey Sts
Williamston, South Carolina

Gary St Apartments

Gary St, Gray St
Mccormick, South Carolina

Bobo Street Apartments

Bobo St, Church St
Landrum, South Carolina

Fred Fridy Apartments

200 Fridy Street
Clover, South Carolina

Washington Apartments

106 Project Rd
Iva, South Carolina

Subertown Lane Apartments

Subertown
Jonesville, South Carolina

N. Hunter Street Apartments

Hunter St, 1101 ES 2nd St
Seneca, South Carolina

Wagner Circle Apartments

136 Wagner Cir
Walhalla, South Carolina

Blake Dairy Road Apartments

220 Longshore Dr
Belton, South Carolina

Central Road Apartments

210 Central Rd
Pendleton, South Carolina

Clay Circle Apartments

Clay Cr, Mills Ave, S Peachtree St
Liberty, South Carolina

McDaniel Street Apartments

McDaniel Ave,Dunwoody Ave,135 Horton S
Central, South Carolina

Carolina Street Apartments

Carolina Street, Marshall St, Church St
Mccormick, South Carolina

Ouzts Street Apartments

0 Ouzts Street, May St
Johnston, South Carolina

Main Street Apartments

Main St, Lee St, Hester Dr
Calhoun Falls, South Carolina

Wise Street Apartments

Wise St, Trestle St
Trenton, South Carolina

Randolph Avenue Apartments

S Randolph Avenue, E Greenwood Street
Landrum, South Carolina

Washington Road Apartments

Washington Rd, Bunch St
Cowpens, South Carolina

McDowell Street Apartments

W Main St, E Main St
Pacolet, South Carolina

Walker Street Apartments

400 Walker Street
Chesnee, South Carolina

Clyde Street Apartments

Clyde,Truesdale St
Heath Springs, South Carolina

McConnell Street Apartments

Rock,McCnnell, Willow, Cedar, Pickney St
Clover, South Carolina

Hall Street Apartments

Hall St,Fairview Circle
York, South Carolina

White Street Apartments

White Street, Steele Circle
Fort Mill, South Carolina

Woodside Avenue Apartments

503 Woodside Avenue
Fountain Inn, South Carolina

Hanson Circle Apartments

5 Anderson Rd
Laurens, South Carolina

Franklin Street Apartments

Franklin, Rouse St
Honea Path, South Carolina

Miller Street Apartments

635 S Main St
Prosperity, South Carolina

W.T Bolt Apartments

Bolt Circle, Edgewood Cirlce
Ninety Six, South Carolina

Baulknight Ferry Apartments

Birch ln, Denny Hwy
Saluda, South Carolina

Gault Street Apartments

Gault St, Franklin St
Jonesville, South Carolina