Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency |
home,page,page-id-7,page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-theme-ver-5.8,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-,vc_responsive

Following expert guidance in regards to COVID-19, all Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) administrative and property offices
are closed to public and walk-in access. All MDHA business is being conducted electronically. For more information on MDHA’s efforts to protect
its residents and staff, as well as other important updates related to the pandemic, please click here. For updates on COVID-19, visit


  • Important Information Regarding COVID-19 and MDHA’s Operations (Updated Regularly)

    COVID-19 Update From Mayor John Cooper  Mayor John Cooper announced in April 2021, that beginning May 14, 2021, all COVID-19 capacity limitations in Nashville will be lifted. This step in reopening marked six weeks since the COVID-19 vaccine became available to all adults in Nashville. For......

  • MDHA Celebrates Three Newest Mixed-Income Residential Developments for Envision Cayce

    Mayor John Cooper, representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA), several officials, Cayce Place residents and stakeholders joined the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) for a ribbon cutting to cele...

  • MDHA Selected to Participate in New HUD Grant Program

    The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) is one of nine Public Housing Authorities (PHA) selected to participate in the new Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration grant program by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). MDHA will receive more than $4 million....

  • There’s No Place Like Home

    UDPATE: On May 13, 2021, Mayor John Cooper announced the creation of the Landlord Risk Mitigation Fund. This program will be used for the Emergency Solutions Grant Coronavirus (ESG-CV) rapid re-housing program as well as other voucher programs with a focus on increasing landlord participation......

  • MDHA’s Kirkpatrick Park Apartments Receives Two National Awards

    The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency’s (MDHA) Kirkpatrick Park Apartments has received two national awards – including the top overall prize in the industry – for its innovative approach to mixed-income, as well as design. During the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Mul...

  • CARES Act Funding to Provide Rapid Re-housing to 400 Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness

    The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA), in partnership with the Office of Mayor John Cooper, has awarded $7.8 million in Emergency Solutions Grant Coronavirus (ESG-CV) funding to 13 local nonprofit and social services agencies to provide rapid re-housing for approximately 400 individ...

Connect with Us


The mission of MDHA is to create affordable housing opportunities, support neighborhoods, strengthen communities and help build a greater Nashville.