Tag: Columbia housing authority
Columbia has 1,684 affordable units, about half the number available in 1998. Here’s how local organizations are working to improve the housing shortage.Read More
Three years after a fatal gas leak forced them from their homes, former Allen Benedict Court residents say they are still looking for safe and permanent housing options.Read More
Multiple lawsuits related to the events at Allen Benedict Court in January as the Columbia Housing Authority continues to work through changes in leadership.Read More
The abrupt closure of a public housing complex in Columbia has led to lawsuits and no clear answers about who was responsible for the terrible conditions at Allen Benedict.Read More
Public safety officials and researchers are emphasizing the importance of carbon monoxide awareness after two men died from carbon monoxide poisoning at Allen Benedict Court.Read More
A displaced Allen Benedict Court resident recounts how the complex’s shutdown continues to affect her life.Read More
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State Law Enforcement has cancelled an Amber Alert for an infant child in Hilton Head. Authorities in Beaufort County explained that Jairus Housey abducted his ten month old daughter at gunpoint last night. Housey is the non-custodial father to the victim and is now in custody.
Thursday’s vote in the South Carolina Senate passed the early voting bill that would allow South Carolina voters to vote in-person up to two weeks before the election for any reason. The bill unanimously passed in the house too.