South Carolina Housing Trust Fund

NOTE: Effective July 1, 2018, the 2019 SC Housing Trust Fund Manuals, Applications and Forms have been revised. Please ensure you have the latest forms before submitting.

When utilizing the South Carolina Housing Trust Fund (SC HTF) for development of affordable housing, it can prove a valuable resource for the creation or rehabilitation of Supportive or Group Home type housing. As Administrator, SC Housing strives to maximize leveraging of federal, state and other housing assistance programs. SC HTF delivers funds through established partnerships with other governmental entities, qualified non-profit sponsors and for-profit sponsors.

SC HTF, as legislated, works through a network of Sponsors, including non-profit and governmental entities. These organizations apply for funding, and then use the funds to provide affordable housing to eligible citizens.

Individual citizens who are looking for assistance through the SC HTF should contact one of our approved Sponsors. A list of approved Sponsors can be found in the FY 2019 Housing Trust Fund Approved Nonprofit List.

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Application DeadlineBoard Meeting Date
February 1, 2019 March 20, 2019
May 3, 2019 June 19, 2019
August 2, 2019 September 18, 2019
October 4, 2019 November 20, 2019

Owner Occupied Block Grant, Group Home and Supportive Housing applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the deadline date to be eligible for consideration at the specified month’s meeting. Any submissions received after that time will not be eligible for consideration but can be resubmitted by the next scheduled deadline date.

Applications will be reviewed and if approved by staff, will be presented at the scheduled board meeting. Please refer to the board meeting schedule for more information.
The Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee is comprised of leaders in affordable housing from across the State, as well as citizens who fall within the qualified income ranges for the Fund. The role of the Advisory Committee is advise SC Housing of housing needs, to recommend to SC Housing those areas of the State in which affordable housing development should be encouraged, the types of housing development that should be considered for funding, and to provide other pertinent information to SC Housing as the members of the advisory committee consider appropriate. Click here to email members of the HTF Advisory Committee.

2018 HTF Advisory Committee Meetings - all meetings begin at 1:30 p.m. and will be held here at SC Housing's office in Columbia.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Tuesday, October 2, 2018