This office functions as administrator of the city's Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. As such, it contains programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. These programs include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs. Click here to view the DRAFT 2013-2018 Consolidated Plan
The HOME program assists low- to moderate-income persons with homeownership, downpayment assistance and rehabilitation services. Non-profit organizations called Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) are also funded under the HOME program to provided housing-related services.
The Community Development Office also manages the MDHA Youth Enrichment Initiatives Grant program. These grants are made available on a competitive application basis to eligible non-profit organizations conducting summer youth activities.
The CDBG program also supports MDHA's ownership and rental housing rehabilitation programs providing Nashville Davidson County homeowners with federally-fundedloans and grants which are utilized for home improvement. In addition, the department administers emergency home repair as well as assistance with special projects. Listed below is a brief overview of the programs offered. For application or information about these programs contact our Intake Office at (615) 252-8500.