Pre-Application Meeting Time(s)
  • July 27, 2023 11:30 am

Pre-Application Location


Application Deadline

August 11, 2023 4:00 pm

The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) is soliciting applications from qualified nonprofit organizations and local government agencies for eligible activities to assist individuals and families experiencing homelessness through funding under the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program.

Interested applicants can access the Request for Applications (RFA) using this link:

All applications must be created and submitted electronically via the Neighborly Software system
no later than 4 p.m. CDT Friday, Aug. 11, 2023.

A virtual pre-application conference will be held at 11:30 a.m. CDT Thursday, July 27, 2023, via Zoom. Details for the Zoom meeting are included in Section 3 of the RFA. The criteria for evaluating applications will be based on the items set forth in the RFA. An award will be made to the most responsive and responsible application, which in the judgment of MDHA, best meets the current needs and long-term goals of the Agency. Additionally, other requirements or restraints that may be imposed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be weighed in the decision. MDHA reserves the right to reject any applications and/or waive any informality in the solicitation process. To request accommodation, please contact Conor O’Neil at 615-252-8562.

Questions submitted in writing on Applicant’s letterhead and properly signed will be accepted until 4 p.m. CT July 28, 2023, and must be submitted via email to Any information that may be released by MDHA either verbally or in writing prior to the issuance of this Request for Applications will be disregarded. Responses to written inquiries will be emailed to Applicants in an addendum.

A Pre-Application Meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 27, 2023.