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MHA breaks ground on Edgeview at Legends Park

Memphis Housing Authority and Pennrose announced the groundbreaking of Edgeview at Legends Park, a 99-unit, senior affordable housing development located within the mixed-income community in Memphis’ Medical District. The project is 100% affordable, with all units eligible for Project-Based Vouchers, which are utilized by residents participating in MHA’s Housing Choice Voucher program. The project is slated to begin welcoming residents in early 2025.

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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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What is the Foster Youth to Independence program?

The Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) program allows Memphis Housing Authority and other public housing agencies to request a 36-month Housing Choice Voucher to serve youth who are aging out of child welfare or foster care programming. 

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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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