Spartanburg Housing Authority

201 Caulder Avenue
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina 29306

Spartanburg Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Homeownership programs.

Spartanburg Housing Authority offers Public Housing and Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Spartanburg County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Spantanburg County, South Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Spartanburg County, South Carolina Limited Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Victoria Gardens Apartments, 1-5 Bedroom Site-Based Public Housing Closed
Camp Croft Courts Apartments Public Housing Closed
Prince Hall Apartments Public Housing Closed
Parkside at Drayton Senior Apartments Closed
Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA2) Working Families Program Closed
Louvenia D. Barksdale Apartments Closed
Archibald Rutledge Closed
Archibald Village Closed

Other Spartanburg Housing Authority Waiting Lists

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

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 30, 2019, until September 30, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Any family that has been terminated from its HCV program due to insufficient program funding (10 Points)
  • Families who are a current resident of Spantanburg County (10 Points)
  • Families who have been displaced due to action taken by the SHA for demolition or rehabilitation or sale of unit in which the family is currently housed (10 Points)
  • Families who are verified as working 30 or more or hours per week for six consecutive months, elderly, handicap, and/or disabled (7 Points)
  • Families who are homeless or have been displaced due to local, Federal or State governmental action (5 Points)
  • Veterans (5 Points)
  • Project-based voucher holders who applied for HCV assistance at the time the waiting list was open and have currently completed the requirements of their contract within the PBV unit and are in good standing (1 Points)

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

For more information, visit the SHA How To Apply page, or the SHA website.

Last Updated on 09/30/2019.

Closed: Spartanburg County, South Carolina Limited Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted by appointment only from May 17, 2021, until an unconfirmed close date. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the SHA, this waiting list is only open "for Working Families." The public notice states:

  • "Applicants must submit proof of employment at the time of application. Sources of income will include verification of taxable wages, such as four (4) consecutive pay stubs or a letter from the employer.
  • Applicants must be employed at the time of admission to the program."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to call SHA.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Working families

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SHA Facebook Page on May 17, 2021, and updated on July 15, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Unincorporated areas of Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Areas in city limits are excluded..

Last Updated on 07/15/2022.

Closed: Victoria Gardens Apartments, 1-5 Bedroom Site-Based Public Housing Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) Victoria Gardens Apartments waiting list is currently closed. Applications for 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom Site-Based Public Housing units were last accepted from September 9, 2019, until September 30, 2019.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Last Updated on 09/30/2019.

Closed: Camp Croft Courts Apartments Public Housing Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) Public Housing waiting list for Camp Croft Courts apartments is closed.

The SHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from November 22, 2021, until December 13, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SHA notice on August 4, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 08/09/2022.

Closed: Prince Hall Apartments Public Housing Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) Public Housing waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Prince Hall is closed.

The SHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from March 17, 2022, until March 31, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SHA notice on August 4, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Spantanburg, South Carolina. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 08/04/2022.

Closed: Parkside at Drayton Senior Apartments Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) waiting list for apartments at Parkside at Drayton Senior Apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 15, 2020, until August 31, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: Applicants must be age 62 or older to apply. 

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SHA, as of June 9, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other Senior rental assistance in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Last Updated on 08/31/2020.

Closed: Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA2) Working Families Program Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA2) Working Families Program waiting list is closed.

The SHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from May 17, 2021 until December 30, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the SHA, "Applicants must be employed at the time of admission to the program."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to apply in person applications at the Spartanburg Housing Authority.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SHA public notice on December 14, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

Last Updated on 01/14/2022.

Closed: Louvenia D. Barksdale Apartments Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) waiting list for 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments at Louvenia D. Barksdale is closed.

SHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from February 1, 2022, until February 18, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SHA public notice on August 4, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Spantanburg, South Carolina.

Last Updated on 08/09/2022.

Closed: Archibald Rutledge Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) waiting list for Efficiency and 1-Bedroom apartments at Archibald Rutledge is closed. 

The SHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from March 7, 2022, until March 16, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SHA notice on August 3, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Spantanburg, South Carolina.

Last Updated on 08/04/2022.

Closed: Archibald Village Waiting List

The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) waiting list for Efficiency and 1-Bedroom apartments at Archibald Village is closed

The SHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from July 11, 2022, until July 22, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the SHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SHA on July 21, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Spantanburg, South Carolina.

Last Updated on 07/22/2022.

About Spartanburg Housing Authority

More information about Spartanburg Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.shasc.org/.

Representatives of Spartanburg Housing Authority may be available by phone at (864) 598-6000. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/13/2022, it is not known if Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Spartanburg Housing Authority manages 2,123 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 1,703 29 13 8 3
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $534 $465 $506 $815 $296
Monthly Cost $909,560 $13,485 $6,583 $6,517 $888

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Spartanburg 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 24% having issued approximately 86 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 30 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $12,304 per year. 89% of households were very low income (VLI) and 59% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 64% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 58% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 19% 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.

56% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 55% of households with children have a female head of household. 91% of all households were headed by a female.

86% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 84% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Spartanburg Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 28% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 87% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

18% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% 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 Spartanburg Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $321 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $570. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $160.



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 Spartanburg Housing Authority

Frank Gooch Apartments

765 John B White SR Blvd
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Archibald Rutledge

764 N Church St
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Prince Hall Apartments

100 Prince Hall Ln
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Camp Croft Courts

111 Hanover Pl
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Spruce Leland Barksdale

300 Leland St
Spartanburg, South Carolina

JC Anderson

770 Baltimore Street
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Cedar Springs Place

200 Serenity Springs Ln
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Tobias Booker Hartwell Campus of Learner

101 George Street
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Cammie Clagett Courts

273 Highland Ave
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Spartanburg Southside Projects

121 Rev Booker T Sears St
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Low Income Housing Managed by Spartanburg Housing Authority

Victoria Garden Apartments

695 Howard St
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Louvenia D. Barksdale Apartments

350 PIERPONT AVENUE EXT
Spartanburg, South Carolina
1 BR