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Wait List

Maintaining Your Status on the Waiting List

If you are added to the waiting list, you will be notified by mail when your name comes to the top of the waiting list or if we are updating our files. If you do not respond to our notifications, or your letter is returned undeliverable, your name will be removed from the waiting list. If you have a change of address, phone number, family size or email you must notify us within 10 business days of the change.

NOTE: You must use the Applicant Portal to update your information (address, household members, phone number and email) using the application portal located at Otherwise, ALL CHANGES MUST BE IN WRITING. No changes will be taken over the phone. Please include your social security number on any correspondence.


The North Charleston Housing Authority (NCHA) maintains the following waitlist:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program (Tenant-based voucher, applicants selected by lottery)
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit Properties (LIHTC) property's (Project-Based Voucher (PBV), applicants selected by date and time application was submitted)
    • Alston Lake (2 and 3-bedrooms only)
      2430 Alston Avenue
      North Charleston, Sc 29406
    • Birchwood (2 and 3-bedrooms only)
      2001 Stokes Avenue, Bldg. 900
      North Charleston, SC 29406
    • Horizon Village dba Barony Place (1, 2,3 and 4-bedrooms)
      3835 Spruill Avenue
      North Charleston, SC 29405
    • Phoenix (1,2 and 4-bedrooms only)
      3835 Spruill Avenue
      North Charleston, SC 29405
    • The Villas at Horizon Village (1 and 2-bedrooms only)
      3800 Rivers Ave., Bldg. 100
      North Charleston, SC 29405
      All household members must be 62 or older
  • Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD Project-based Voucher (RAD PBV) Property's (Applicants selected by date and time application was submitted)
    • Buskirk (All household members must be 62 or older, 1-bedroom only)
      5641 Buskirk Street
      North Charleston, SC 29406
    • Liberty Hill (1, 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms)
      4830-G Courtyard Square
      North Charleston, SC 29405