Working together to build better communities

The Midlands Housing Trust Fund (MHTF) works to create and preserve quality, affordable housing in the Midlands region of South Carolina. MHTF is a public-private funding partnership that works through financing, technical assistance and advocacy of housing projects. MHTF began as an initiative of United Way of the Midlands in 2010.

The Need

In America – one in fifty children are homeless. The number of renters in ‘worst case’ housing needs increased 20% between 2007 and 2009.   One in five South Carolinians lives in poverty and identifying and maintaining stable housing consistently ranks highest among needs.  South Carolina has been hard hit by the economic downturn...

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Projects

Since October 2012, Midlands Housing Trust Fund has provided $366,000 in funding that leveraged just over $2.2 million in public and private funds from other sources for acquisition and rehab of affordable housing units. These investments resulted in 41 units of affordable housing (28 multi-family and 13 single-family, 3 of which are now first-time homeowner-occupied)...

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Development

The Midlands Housing Trust Fund offers collateralized loans to non-profit, for-profit and government entities; individuals and LLCs to create and preserve quality, affordable housing targeted to families at 80% and below of area median income in the Midlands region of South Carolina.  Eligible activities include predevelopment, acquisition, construction,...

See what is being done

Projects

MHTF Investements

Since October 2012, Midlands Housing Trust Fund has provided $366,000 in funding that leveraged...

Projects

The Need

One in five South Carolinians lives in poverty

In America – one in fifty children are homeless. The number of renters in ‘worst case’...

The Need

Development

Funding for non-profit and for-profit developers

The Midlands Housing Trust Fund offers collateralized loans to non-profit, for-profit and...

Development