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  • Mobile Market Makes Healthy Choices Accessible to Public Housing Residents

    Like clockwork, the Parthenon Towers lobby fills with large crowds every midday Thursday. Hands sift through plastic baskets full of potatoes, mushrooms, broccoli, tomatoes and other harvests. “I really like this service. It is cheaper and more convenient to come downstairs than to walk,” said.....

  • MDHA Partners with Barnes Fund, Urban Housing Solutions for Affordable Housing Complex

    MDHA Executive Director Jim Harbison joined the Rev. Bill Barnes, Mayor Karl Dean, Urban Housing Solutions Executive Director Rusty Lawrence and community leaders on April 10 to break ground on a nearly $3.2 million affordable housing complex in North Nashville. The Barnes Fund for Affordable......

  • Former Public Housing Resident Becomes Property Manager

    Some public housing residents and property staff have more in common than living and working in the same location.  “I lived in public housing. And like so many of our residents, I am a single parent too,” said Alishia Marshall, property manager at J. Henry......

  • HVAC, Weatherization Assistance Available

    Due to extreme demand and to ensure clients receive services in a timely manner, the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency closed applications for the Homeowner Rehabilitation Program on Feb. 27. The program may reopen at a later date depending on funding availability. You may check......

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