The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Chester is to assist low-income families
in obtaining decent, safe and sanitary housing at an affordable cost. 

We invite you to learn more about the housing programs and services offered by the Housing Authority of the City of Chester.

Application Information

This notice complies with HUD approved Equal Opportunity Plan and HUD Fair Housing

 New applications will be accepted every Tuesday at our office located at 2678 Dawson Drive Building 100, Chester, SC 29706 until further notice.

Applications may be picked up from our office or downloaded from our website.The purpose of the initial application is for the waiting list for public housing and/or section 8. The information you provide will be verified to include a criminal background check on the applicant and anyone in the household over the age of eighteen prior to receiving a housing voucher or admission into Public Housing.

In order to qualify for any preferences you must have all supporting documentation. If you have any questions, please call our office at 803-581-6981. CHA Section 8 and Public Housing Programs are according to income qualification. Our income qualifications and preferences are listed here on our website. A check list for supporting documentation will also be provided with the application at our office located at 2678 Dawson Drive, Chester, SC 29706.

Office Hours


8:00am - 5:30pm

Office is closed to the public on Friday's

Phone: (803) 581-6981     Fax: (803) 581-4945


 CHA Application.pdf


2017 5 Year ANNUAL PLAN - Draft

Board of Commissioners Meeting    
(View Calendar)
The Board of Commissioner's monthly   
meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of   
every month at 5:30 p.m., at the offices   
of the Chester Housing Authority.



Applications can be picked up in advance at our office

2678 Dawson Drive, Building 100 Chester,SC