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Frequently Asked Questions

What services does the Memphis Housing Authority provide?

Does the Memphis Housing Authority provide emergency housing?

How is the Memphis Housing Authority funded?

Where is the Memphis Housing Authority Central Office located and what services are provided by central office staff?

Where is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher office located and what services are provided?

Where do I go to find information about public housing and to apply for housing?

What do I need to do to apply for housing?

What happens once my application has been accepted?

Can I, as an applicant, call to inquire about my application?

What happens if any of my information changes after my application has been submitted and I am placed on the waiting list?

NOTE: Any correspondence from the Memphis Housing Authority does not guarantee that you will be housed. You must meet all screening criteria that the Memphis Housing Authority uses to determine if you will be offered housing assistance. Each department has different screening criteria. Example: Criminal checks, credit checks, landlord references and many other items may be used to determine if you are eligible for housing assistance.