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Freedom of Information Act

Aiken Housing Authority is subject to the South Carolina’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Chapter 4, Title 30, Code of Laws of South Carolina. All requests for information under FOIA should be submitted, in writing, to Chanosha Lawton, Chief Executive Officer. Requests may be directed to Ms. Lawton’s attention by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (copying Ms. Nikia Carter, Director of Operations and Human Resources, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or via mail to Ms. Lawton's attention at P.O. Box 889, Aiken, SC 29802.

Coronavirus COVID-19

image of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)The Housing Authority of the City of Aiken is closely monitoring developments concerning the Cororanvirus (COVID-19) in our state and considers the health, safety and well-being of our families, staff and others in the community to be our highest priority. We join forces with Governor McMaster, health officials, and others in our state in proactively addressing this public health risk to our citizens.

We are implementing the recommended Center for Disease and Control (CDC) precautionary measures to promote social distancing and limiting our staff travel. We are confident that these actions will allow us to continue essential business functions in a manner that safeguards the health interest of everyone concerned. We also have contingencies in place for staff to work remotely in the event of an office closure.

COVID-19 has been declared a public health emergency on both the state and national level. The Housing Authority of the City of Aiken understands the tremendous health risk that COVID-19 poses to our community. Please be assured that we are taking “all necessary and appropriate actions” to help our state address this public health threat. We will contiue to monitor this rapidly changing situation and provide you with additonal updates as needed.