CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – The South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority says they are launching a program to help renters and homeowners who have struggled to pay their bills because of the pandemic and quarantine.
The state says they are the SC Stay Program will afford South Carolinians with approximately $25 million in CARES Act funding. Officials say money will be made available for rental and mortgage assistance to eligible low-income families across the state.
SC Stay Communications Officer Chris Winston says they decided to launch this program because the CDC moratorium on evictions is set to expire at the end of January. He says individuals or families who qualify could receive up to six months of rental and mortgage assistance.
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