S.C. Resources for Rental Assistance

S.C. Resources for Rental Assistance

The following resources are available to help South Carolina renters who may be struggling to pay their bills. To make it easier to find resources in your area, we have divided the community, nonprofit and governmental agencies by region (Low County, Midlands, Pee Dee and Upstate), as well as by county.

SC Housing makes every effort to keep the following list updated and accurate, but if you have any changes, additions or deletions, please email communications@schousing.com.

Statewide

Alston Wilkes Society SSVF Program
Veterans Only
803.995.8464 (Midlands / Lowcountry)
864.345.1299 (Upstate)

Low Country

Beaufort County

HELP of Beaufort
843.524.1223
helpofbeaufort.org

Beaufort, Jasper

Beaufort-Jasper Economic Opportunity Commission
843.726.5586
https://thebjeoc.org/

Berkeley County

Berkeley County
https://berkeleycountysc.gov/

Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester

Palmetto Community Action Partnership (Charleston County Human Services Commission)
http://www.palmettocap.org/
843.724.6760

Tricounty Family Ministries
843.747.1788
kara.stewart@tricountyfamilyministries.org

City of Charleston

Humanities Foundation - ShelterNet
Reagan Smith
843.284.1509
rsmith@humanitiesfoundation.org

Charleston County

Charleston County
855.452.5374
https://charlestoncounty.org/erap/index.php

Charleston County (not City of Charleston)

Origin SC- Financial Assistance
843.628.2301
payee@originsc.org

Colleton, Hampton

Lowcountry Community Action Agency
http://www.lowcountrycaa.org
843.549.5576, Ext. 104

Hilton Head, Jasper County

Deepwell
843.785.2849
https://www.deepwellproject.org/rent-and-utilities

James Island, Folly Beach

James Island Outreach
843.762.3653
jioutreach@yahoo.com

Mt Pleasant, Town of Awendaw, McClellanville, Charleston County East of the Cooper River

East Cooper Community Outreach
843.849.9220
https://eccocharleston.org


Midlands

Aiken, Barnwell, Lexington

Aiken Barnwell Counties Community Action Agency
803.648.6836
http://www.abccaa.org (apply online)

Allendale, Bamberg, Calhoun, Orangeburg

OCAB Community Action Agency
https://www.ocabcaa.org/
803.536.1027

Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Richland, Sumter

Wateree Community Actions
http://www.wcai.org
803.807.9811

City of Columbia

Sharing God’s Love
Zip Codes 29063, 29210, 29212
803.732.3188

Fairfield, Chester, Lancaster, Union, York

Carolina Community Actions
803.366.5537
http://www.carolinacommunityactions.org (apply online)

Kershaw County

United Way of the Kershaw
803.432.0951

Lexington County

Mission Lexington
803.957.6656
https://www.missionlexingtonsc.org

Richland County

Richland County
http://www.richlandcountysc.gov/era
Ombudsman
ombudsman@richlandcountysc.gov
803.929.6000


Pee Dee

Chesterfield, Marlboro

Chesterfield-Marlboro Economic Opportunity Council
http://www.cmeoc.org/
803.320.9760

Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence. Georgetown, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter and Williamsburg

Eastern Carolina Housing Organization
843.213.1798
https://www.echousing.org/get-help

Darlington County

Darlington County Community Action Agency
https://www.darlingtoncountycaa.com/
843.917.8249

Dillon, Florence, Marion

Pee Dee Community Action
www.peedeecap.org

Florence County

Lighthouse Ministries
843.629.0830
http://lighthouseflorence.org/

Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg

Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council
http://www.weoc.org
Georgetown: 843.546.6161
Horry: 843.234.4130
Williamsburg: 843.355.9922

Horry County

Eastern Carolina Housing Organization
https://erap.echousing.org/


Upstate

Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, McCormick, Newberry, Saluda

GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission
http://www.gleamnshrc.org/menus/home.html
864.229.8862

Anderson

Anderson County
https://d2rhpltgqpf52u.cloudfront.net/landing
833.977.RENT (7368)

Belton Interfaith Ministries
864.338.7797

Clemson Community Care
864.653.4460

Piedmont Emergency Relief
864.845.5535

Cherokee, Spartanburg

Piedmont Community Actions
http://www.pcasp.org
864.585.8183, Ext. 7

City of Spartanburg

Bethlehem Center
864.582.7158, Ext. 2
p.mims.bc@hotmail.com

Greenville County

Greenville County
https://www.greenvillecounty.org/EmergencyRentalAssistanceProgram.aspx
855.216.9195

Spartanburg County

United Way of the Piedmont
211
crichardson@spartanburgcounty.org

Middle Tyger Community Center
United Way of the Piedmont
864.439.7760
haley.grau@spart5.net

Spartanburg County (unincorporated)

Upstate Family Resource Center
United Way of the Piedmont
864.578.1379
upstatefamilyresourcecenter@outlook.com