The Offices of Affordable Housing
The Offices of Affordable Housing incorporates the Housing Authority of Fort Mill as the primary corporation. This office also includes Fort Mill Housing Services, Inc., which is a non-profit management company for affordable housing. Community Housing, Inc. is also housed here as a development company for the subdivision of Avery Lake, located herein Fort Mill backing up to the Anne Springs Close Greenway.
The Housing Authority of Fort Mill operates 141 apartment homes in the developments known as Nature Trail Crossing, Anderson Place, and Harris Hills; plus a couple of scattered sites. Overall, there are 6 efficiency apartments, 42 one bedroom apartments, 38 two bedroom apartments, 53 three bedroom apartments / houses, and 2 four bedroom houses.
The affordable housing wait list is closed as of June 5, 2015 and will reopen January 15, 2016. All of the apartments have central air and heat. Washer /Dryer hookups are available except in the 130 building, which has a coin operated laundry, and the town homes only have washer hookups; outside clotheslines are available. Gas stoves are in all apartments, as well as gas water heaters. Most have gas heat except for Anderson Place. Children would attend Fort Mill Elementary, Fort Mill Middle, Nation Ford High School, or River view Elementary, Gold Hill Middle, or Fort Mill High Schools. Several hospitals are within a fifteen mile radius from Piedmont Medical in Rock Hill, SC to Carolina's Medical in Pineville, NC. There is no public transportation available, however there is an Access bus available for Medicaid patients throughout York County, SC. As a bedroom community of Charlotte, North Carolina, Fort Mill offers the advantages of a big city in the close vicinity while still having a small town appeal.
To obtain more information regarding the affordable housing program please go to the Multifamily Housing tab.
The Housing Authority of Fort Mill also operates the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program. The HCV Section 8 program is now closed. No applications have been taken for the Section 8 program since 2011. However, if you are choosing to port to Fort Mill, please contact the Section 8 Coordinator. The Housing Choice Voucher program assists eligible families to obtain rental assistance within the Fort Mill township, including Tega Cay, and Indian Land. Additional information regarding the HCV Section 8 program is available on the Section 8 tab.
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