The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) is accepting pre-screening forms for its Homeowner Rehabilitation Loan Program, which is designed to correct health and safety issues in Davidson County owner-occupied homes. The program preserves existing affordable housing stock by providing assistance to repair major housing systems, such as roofing, electrical, plumbing, accessibility and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

Eligible households must have a gross annual household income of less than 80 percent of Area Median Income (AMI), which equals $59,900 for a family of four and $41,950 for an individual. Eligible properties are single family houses or condominiums in Davidson County that are the owner’s primary residence. All properties must be current on property taxes, mortgages payments and homeowner’s insurance and flood insurance, if applicable.

Assistance will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis, upon receipt of a completed pre-screening form, application, and determination of eligibility and priority status, until funding is exhausted. Priority for assistance will be given to homes occupied by eligible residents age 62 or older, persons who have disabilities, homeowners that have never received assistance through the program before and very low-income homeowners, who earn less than 50 percent of AMI, which equals $37,450 for a family of four and $26,250 for an individual.

Pre-screening forms are now available on MDHA’s website (click here for a direct link to the form and for more information). You may also pick up a copy between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at MDHA’s Community Development Department office at 712 South Sixth St. To receive a pre-screening form by mail, request accommodation or language assistance, call 615-252-8530. Telecommunication Device for the Deaf: 615-252-8599.

The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, color, national origin, religion, disability or any other legally protected status in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities.