Rental Assistance Demonstration

Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) pilot program, authorized by Congress allowing Public Housing Agencies, including the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA), to convert Section 9 public housing property to Section 8 project-based rental assistance. HUD approved MDHA’s Rental Assistance Demonstration applications for all public housing properties.

All of MDHA’s formerly Section 9 public housing properties have made the conversion to Section 8 project-based rental assistance. They are:

  • Levy Place
  • J. Henry Hale Apartments
  • Andrew Jackson Courts
  • Cumberland View
  • Edgefield Manor
  • Madison Towers
  • Parkway Terrace
  • Edgehill Apartments
  • Gernert Studio Apartments
  • Napier Place
  • Sudekum Apartments
  • Carleen Batson Waller Manor
  • Hadley Park Towers
  • Parthenon Towers
  • Vine Hill Studio Apartments
  • Cayce Place
  • Cheatham Place
  • Vine Hill Apartments
  • Historic Preston Taylor Apartments
  • Neighborhood Housing

MDHA held meetings with the residents of all public housing properties in May and June 2015 to make them aware of the conversion process. Additional meetings were held prior to property conversion.

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