Community Development will begin accepting applications for the SHINE program

May 23, 2023

The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will begin accepting applications for a new housing rehabilitation program, SHINE (Single Family Housing Improvement for Neighborhood Enhancement). This program includes projects ranging from weatherization up to home replacement for houses located in the City of Columbia.

Applications will only be accepted in-person during the enrollment sessions. Applicants must meet the requirements and applications must be complete with all of the required documents.

   Applicant requirements:

  • The home must be single-family, owner-occupied and located in the incorporated limits of the City of Columbia
  • The household must meet the income requirement of low or moderate
  • The owner must live in the home or has owned the home for a minimum of five (5) years

   Open enrollment sessions:

   Tuesday, June 13th

   10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

   Eau Claire Print Building, 3907 Ensor Ave., Columbia, SC 29203

   Wednesday, June 28th

   10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

   Earlewood Park, 1113 Recreation Dr., Columbia, SC 292023

Applications for the SHINE program are available online at and at the following local community centers starting on June 1, 2023:

  • Busby St. Community Center, 1735 Busby St.
  • Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Ave.
  • Greenview Park, 6700 David St.
  • Lorick Park, 1600 Lorick Ave.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 2300 Greene St.
  • Pinehurst Park, 2300 Pinehurst Rd.
  • Katheryn M. Bellfield Booker Washington Heights Cultural Arts Center, 2611 Grant St.

For more information, please visit or e-mail [email protected].