Affordable Housing

The Town of Yemassee is pleased to be a member of the Southern Lowcountry Regional Boards "Regional Affordable Housing Trust Fund". Affordable & Attainable housing is an issue that affects citizens throughout the Lowcountry. Multiple Cities, Counties, and Towns have formed a consortium to tackle this issue and determine the best way to offer affordable and attainable housing. Member Entities include:

  • Beaufort County
  • Jasper County
  • City of Beaufort
  • Town of Bluffton
  • City of Hardeeville
  • Town of Hilton Head Island
  • Town of Port Royal
  • Town of Ridgeland
  • Town of Yemassee

Current Phase

The Town of Yemassee has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Beaufort County for selecting a consultant to develop a Regional Affordable Housing Trust Fund. Each municipality will contribute a portion of the money needed to hire the consultant with the cost being proportionate of the Towns population. The Town of Yemassee's contribution to a consultant is not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000). Beaufort County's Purchasing Department is handling the RFP for the consultant and any questions regarding RFP particulars or bidding shall be directed to the Beaufort County Purchasing Department. They may be contacted at (843) 255-2295 or visit their website by clicking here.