Subsidized Housing

The Greenville Housing Authority

General Information
Description of ServiceThe Greenville Housing Authority owns and manages Public Housing units located throughout the City and County of Greenville. The agency administers Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) rental assistance throughout the City and County of Greenville as well. Public Housing and Section 8 are available to persons with disabilities, families with children, and older adults whose household income is below 80% of the median income for Greenville County. Interested persons must apply to a waiting list and meet eligibility and screening criteria, including criminal background clearance. Waiting lists are frequently closed due to large numbers of applicants. Public notice is posted in the local newspaper when waiting lists are opened.
For more information, click on the link below to the agency's website.
Geographical AreaGreenville
TerritoryCity of Greenville only
Public TransportationOffice is served by the local bus line.
Facility/ADA AccessBuilding is accessible by persons with disabilities.
Intake ProcedureIndividuals/families should apply at the local Housing Authority. Those who are eligible will be added to the waiting list by date and time. When a person/family reaches the top of the list, the agency issues a rental-payment voucher.
Intake RequirementsBirth Record, INS Form, Picture ID, Proof of Income, Soc. Sec Card
Client Information
Target PopulationEconomically Disadvantaged
Age GroupAdults
Languages SpokenEnglish; Spanish interpreter available
EligibilityEligibility is based on family income, assets, family composition, citizenship status, and a clear criminal background check.
Grievance ProcessCall the SC office of the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development with any concerns or complaints that cannot be resolved with the local agency.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Payment NotesPerson pays the difference between the voucher and the normal rent.
Wait ListWaiting lists are currently closed. Public notice will be posted in the local newspaper when lists are opened.
Hours of Operation Office hours are 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday through Thursday. Closed to the public on Fridays.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 122 Edinburgh Court
Physical Site City, State, Zip Greenville, SC 29607
Main Phone (864) 467-4250
TDD Phone (864) 467-4203
Fax (864) 467-2613
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Legal StatusGovernment
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: The Greenville Housing Authority
Affiliated Program: The Greenville Housing Authority
This Service: Subsidized Housing
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Housing/Residential ()
Subsidized Housing ()