The Center for Housing provides assistance to families in need of better housing while combating housing inequities for low-to-moderate income households. Our comprehensive housing counseling services equip families with the knowledge and support necessary to address their housing needs. Our clients gain the financial literacy and knowledge necessary to obtain and maintain safe, clean, stable and affordable housing. Program benefits include:
Predatory Lending Prevention
Home Buying Resources
Learn more about your rights and what you can do if you think you've been a victim of housing discrimination.
What to Do If Your Landlord is Unfair to You or Discriminates Against You
Contact our HUD-Certified Housing Counseling agency.
The only locally HUD-Certified Fair Housing counseling agency, the CAUL works in collaboration with the City of Charleston, North Charleston and Charleston County to address fair issues such as:
Housing discrimination counseling and information
Fair Housing and landlord/tenant counseling Hotline: If you have a dispute with your landlord or you feel that you are a victim of housing discrimination, please call 843-300-5246.
First-Time Home Buyers Program
Your First Step To Achieving Home Ownership
Buying your first home can be an exciting time in your life. However, it can also be a little confusing. The financial aspect may seem daunting and the application process can be overwhelming. The First-Time Home Buyers Program is designed to educate potential first-time home buyers and to produce successful homeowners. This program also provides debt reduction counseling, financial literacy workshops, and grant/loan application assistance.