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Affordable Housing

Location: 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Point of Contact: Amy Lowe, Housing Administrator, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
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Hours: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays)
Phone: (843) 436-6129

 

The HOME Consortium:

Georgetown County government is a partner with Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments in the Waccamaw HOME Consortium, a regional entity established for the purpose of receiving HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding. The HOME Program was created by Congress in 1990 and is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Council’s three counties and their municipalities formed a Consortium to receive HOME funds directly on behalf of the region. Waccamaw Regional administers these funds on behalf of the Consortium and offers low interest loans and grants to non-profit and for-profit developers for the creation of affordable housing.

For More Information Visit WRCOG's HOME Consortium page.

 

USDA Rural Housing Loans

Homes in most areas of Georgetown County qualify for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Home Loan program. USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America through a range of assistance programs, including loans, grants and loan guarantees. Their Home Loan program helps put rural residents in safe, affordable housing. For more information, visit USDA Rural Development.

 

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