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Housing Choice Vouchers Fact Sheet

The housing choice voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. Since housing assistance is provided on behalf of the family or individual, participants are able to find their own housing, including single-family homes, townhouses and apartments.

How To Protect Your Section 8 Voucher (PowerPoint Slides)

How To Protect Your Section 8 Voucher PowerPoint slide presentation for South Carolina Legal Services' Level Up Law series.

Magistrates Landlord/Tenant Court

Lawline FAQ: A magistrate may sit as a judge of a landlord-tenant court. This discussion will concentrate on rental agreements for a personal residence such as an apartment or single family home as opposed to rental of a business.

Rights and Duties of Landlord

Lawline FAQ: This information outlines the rights and duties of the landlord in the leasing of residential property under the South Carolina Landlord-Tenant Act.

Rights and Duties of Tenants

Lawline FAQ: This information outlines the general rights and duties of the tenant in leasing of a home or apartment under the South Carolina Landlord-Tenant Act. You will need to consult a lawyer for specific problems, and there are some exceptions to the general rules that simply cannot be covered in this brief information.

Searching Affordable Rental Housing

Whether you are looking for a place to call home, or you would like a place to list your rental properties. A free statewide listing and locating service is now available to assist you...

South Carolina Fair Housing & Social Services Referral List from HUD

FHEO enforces the Fair Housing Act, which is designed to afford all persons an equal opportunity to live in the housing of their choice and to participate in HUD-assisted programs and activities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment, gender identity, and sexual orientation), religion, familial status (families with children under 18), or disability. If you believe that you experienced housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, familial status, or disability, you can file a complaint with HUD.

Magistrates Landlord/Tenant Court

Lawline FAQ: A magistrate may sit as a judge of a landlord-tenant court. This discussion will concentrate on rental agreements for a personal residence such as an apartment or single family home as opposed to rental of a business.

Rights and Duties of Tenants

Lawline FAQ: This information outlines the general rights and duties of the tenant in leasing of a home or apartment under the South Carolina Landlord-Tenant Act. You will need to consult a lawyer for specific problems, and there are some exceptions to the general rules that simply cannot be covered in this brief information.

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