LOW INCOME PUBLIC HOUSING

Low income public housing was established to provide decent, safe and affordable housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The Housing Authority of Conway has units with one to five bedrooms.

The Housing Authority of Conway determines eligibility based on:

1. Annual Gross Income
2. Whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family.
3. U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.

If a family is eligible, the Housing Authority of Conway will check references to ensure the family will be a good resident. The Housing Authority of Conway will deny admission to any applicant that may be detrimental to other residents and the community’s environment.

SECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM

Notice: The waiting list for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is currently closed. Notification as to when the waiting list will re-open will be advertised in the local paper serving Horry County and on the Housing Authority of Conway’s web site.

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher offers affordable housing for very low-income families. The applicant may choose and lease safe, decent and affordable privately owned rental housing in the City of Conway, SC and in un-incorporated areas of Horry County. Notification must be given to the Housing Authority from which they would be moving from and determined eligible to port. If the voucher holder is eligible they must ensure the portability packet is mailed to the Housing Authority of Conway at the following address:

Housing Authority of Conway
2303 Leonard Avenue
Conway, SC 29527
Attn: Ms. Twyla Kelley

Packets may also be faxed to (843) 248-6234

If a voucher holder with the Housing Authority of Conway wants to transfer their voucher to another Housing Authority, they must notify the Housing Authority of Conway to prove eligibility to port to another area.

SECTION 8 NEW CONSTRUCTION

Section 8 New Construction was established to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The Housing Authority of Conway has the following units for this program.

Lee Haven Apartments has 32 units for the elderly and persons with disabilities. The units are one bedroom

Sanders Village Apartments has 26 units for families. These units are two and three bedroom sizes.

The Housing Authority of Conway determines eligibility based on:

1. Annual Gross Income
2. Whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability or as a family.
3. U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.

If a family is eligible, the Housing Authority of Conway will check references to ensure the family will be a good resident. The Housing Authority of Conway will deny admission to an applicant that may be detrimental to other residents and the community environment.