Community Development

Home Repair Programs

For Homeowners

The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) is now accepting applications for the Community Development Block Grant Homeowner Rehabilitation Loan Program, Homeowner Roof Loan Program, Accessibility Program, and HVAC Replacement Program assistance through our new online application process.

 Please review our Neighborly User Guide or call 615-252-8530 if you need assistance. 

In order to manage program demand with available funding, MDHA will only accept 100 pre-screening forms. Additional information about the pre-screening, formal application submission process and general program guidelines is available by accessing the links below:


For Landlords

MDHA is accepting applications from property owners that own property in need of rehabilitation in Nashville/Davidson County that wish to make their property available to lease to tenants with incomes at or below 80% Adjusted Median Income (AMI) at Section 8 Fair Market Rents for a minimum of 10 years through our new online application process. 

Please review our Neighborly User Guide or call (615) 252-8530 if you need assistance.  Applications will be accepted on a on a first-come, first-served, first-approved basis until available funding is exhausted.


For Developers

CDBG-DDRF Rental Rehabilitation Loan Program

MDHA is accepting applications from nonprofit developers via an open application process for the CDBG-DDRF Rental Rehabilitation Loan Program to be used to acquire and rehab properties that were damaged as a result of the Spring 2020 storms in Nashville-Davidson County through our new online application process.  The properties must be made available to lease to tenants, a minimum of 51%, which have incomes at or below 80% Adjusted Medium Income (AMI) at Section 8 Fair Market Rents for a minimum of 15 years. 

The funds can be used for reconstruction (within the same footprint) of properties damaged by the storms that are determined to be non-feasible for rehabilitation and relocation expenses associated with the project, if any, as applicable. 

Please review our Neighborly User Guide or call (615) 252-8530 if you need assistance.  Applications will be accepted on a on a first-come, first-served, first-approved basis until available funding is exhausted.

Homebuyer Projects – HOME funds for homebuyer projects will be made available to non-profit affordable housing developers  on a competitive basis. If you would like to be notified of this opportunity, please send an email to: aharrell@nashville-mdha.org, Subject: Homebuyer  Projects RFP.

Rental Projects – HOME funds for rental projects will be made available to non-profit and for-profit affordable housing developers on a competitive basis.  If you would like to be notified of this opportunity, please send an email to: aharrell@nashville-mdha.org, Subject: Rental Projects RFP.