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Beaufort Co. rent relief nears $1 million paid to keep residents in homes

From staff reports The SC Stay Plus pandemic-related rent relief program has paid $864,579.10 so far to landlords in Beaufort County to keep residents in their homes. Since August, the program has had representatives in Beaufort County to assist residents struggling with back rent and utility payments due to pandemic-related financial instability. The outreach has… Keep Reading


SC Stay Plus help available at library through Aug. 21

By Mike McCombs S.C. Housing’s SC Stay Plus assistance program is still taking applications for Beaufort County renters struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. And now those residents can get in-person support by submitting their application at the Beaufort Branch Library through Monday, Aug. 21. There will be someone to assist applicants from 10:30 a.m. to… Keep Reading


Help still available for struggling Beaufort renters

By Mike McCombs Help remains available for Beaufort County renters struggling during the Covid-19 pandemic, as S.C. Housing’s SC Stay Plus assistance program is still taking applications. SC Stay Plus provides payments directly to landlords and utility companies for “cost-burdened” renters who meet certain criteria. As of Monday, fewer than 10 percent of the county’s… Keep Reading


SC Housing trying to help struggling renters

By Mike McCombs With the Federal government’s moratorium on evictions coming to an end Saturday, July 31, there is still help available for the nearly 5,000 cost-burdened renters in Beaufort County. S.C. Housing’s SC Stay Plus Covid-19 Housing Assistance is available. But so far, hardly anyone is asking. According to S.C. Housing spokesperson Chris Winston,… Keep Reading