Senior Management Staff

Senior Management Staff

  • Chanosha  Lawton

    Chanosha Lawton

    Chief Executive Officer

    Chanosha N. Lawton currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Aiken Housing Authority. Mrs. Lawton holds a Masters of Education with a concentration of Counseling and Psychology from Troy State University and a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from the University of South Carolina. Her ...

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  • Dewayne  Alford, Jr

    Dewayne Alford, Jr

    Special Projects Coordinator/Executive Assistant

    Dewayne Alford, Jr. currently serves as the Special Projects Coordinator/Executive Assistant for the Aiken Housing Authority. Prior to joining the Aiken Housing Authority, Mr. Alford managed 501(c)(3) organizations and entrepreneurial start-ups in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Alford holds a Master of ...

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) NOTICE

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued NOTICE PIH 2020-05 on April 10, 2020. This notice remains in effect until
amended, superseded or rescinded. Pursuant to the authority provided under the CARES Act, HUD is waiving and establishing alternative requirements for numerous statutory and regulatory requirements for the Public Housing program and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. These waivers provide administrative flexibilities and relief to PHAs in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.

Download NOTICE PIH 2020-05

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.