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Modernization is coming to several MHA communities

We’re excited to share that MHA is making a concerted effort to modernize many of its public housing sites, elevating residents’ standard of living while providing essential repairs and stabilizing units into the future.

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How to keep your home warm this winter without raising your utility bill

It’s hard to imagine the current temperatures quickly dipping below freezing any time soon, but as we enter September, it's good to go ahead and have a plan in place to ensure your family stays warm this winter without breaking the bank. Here are five ways you can winterize your home on a budget. 


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Your income and the HCV program

When you start the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program’s verification process, you have to submit proof of income. The money you bring in and your voucher are closely connected – so being clear with the team at MHA team is really important. 

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How to become a landlord

Real estate investing is one of the most common ways to make passive income – or money that rolls in without actively working a job. That’s where becoming a landlord can come in. 

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Six tips for building savings while renting

It is a common misconception that owning a home is better than renting. In reality, renting is a more affordable and convenient option for many people. Here are six tips for helping you build on your savings while renting. 

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What's the difference between MHA vouchers?

If you partner with MHA, you know that a lot of our housing programs use a voucher system. Most often, we talk about the Housing Choice Voucher Program. However, you may also hear us mention Project Based Vouchers, Tenant Based Vouchers and Emergency Housing Vouchers, among others. All of them give families essential housing support, but they all work a little differently. We explain the purpose of each voucher below.

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Renting for your future independence

Long-term rental housing support is essential for stabilizing families. Here are a few ways to use your rental situation to support your future independence.

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How to keep your Housing Choice Voucher

Housing Choice Vouchers are meant to help you secure long-term affordable housing. As a tenant within the program, you have responsibilities to fulfill to keep your voucher current. But if you follow the program rules and keep your paperwork updated, you can rely on the HCV program for as long as you need. Here’s what you need to do every year to keep your voucher.

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Having a place to call home

At Memphis Housing Authority, we believe that everyone deserves stability and a place of their own that they can call home — our veterans, service members and their families are no different. One of the ways that we serve this group of brave men and women is with the Veterans Assisted Supportive Housing — or VASH — program.

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