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Apr 10, 2023

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.
Mar 31, 2023

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.
Jan 17, 2023

How to find housing while you're on the HCV waitlist

The Housing Choice Voucher program provides permanent, affordable housing to thousands of Memphians. And while we continually add new tenants to the program, we know that there are people waiting for a voucher who need stable, affordable housing now. If that’s your circumstance, we know the challenges and frustrations you’re facing. You might feel like you’ve tried all of your options and don’t know what to do next while you wait. We don’t provide emergency housing, but we can point you to several tools you might not know about.
Dec 09, 2022

Tips for maintaining your rental property

As a renter, you’re responsible for regular upkeep of your unit while your landlord is responsible for making structural repairs and fixing any issues that happen beyond your control. But sometimes, it’s hard to know what you have to fix and what your landlord has to repair.
Sep 26, 2022

National Preparedness Month: Ways to prepare your home for an emergency

Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area and to create corresponding response plans. To keep everyone safe, involve the whole family in disaster planning.
Sep 01, 2022

Life outside of the classroom influences student performance: How can we help?

It’s no secret that life outside the classroom influences how well students perform and engage in their academics. With school back in session for students across the Mid-South, how can MHA make a positive impact? The answer can be found in our family-inclusive programs. 
Aug 02, 2022

Breaking down the long-term impact of building family self-sufficiency

MHA’s Family Self-Sufficiency program provides services to families with significant or multiple barriers to reaching economic security. Participants often require assistance with many basic needs, including housing, mental and physical health and nutrition, as well as support in obtaining work-related skills or educational goals.
Jun 20, 2022

A brief history of MHA

Come along with us as we take you down a brief history of Memphis Housing Authority!  

May 06, 2022

What is the RAD program?

If you are a resident of public housing, you have likely heard of the RAD program. But, what does it mean and how does it affect current tenants? 

Apr 08, 2022

Foster family unification and housing

During the month of May, the National Children’s Bureau sheds light on the challenges many families face as their children interact with the foster care system. Through Foster Care Awareness Month, people and organizations around the country join them in celebrating the successes of the foster care process and raise awareness for the areas of the system that need improvement. 

Nov 22, 2021

Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program and Resident Relocation Information

Information for residents of College Park and Uptown regarding RAD
Jul 13, 2021

Memphis Housing Authority Awarded Emergency Housing Vouchers

Rental assistance vouchers provided by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 will assist families in special categories to prevent family homelessness or assist families having a high risk of housing instability.
Mar 03, 2021

COVID-19 Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program

Memphis and Shelby County are now accepting applications from citizens whose ability to pay rent and/or utilities have been impacted by COVID-19. 
Aug 31, 2020

Get an Incentive Up to $700 for Each New Unit Leased to an HCV Family

Beginning September 1, 2020, Memphis Housing Authority (MHA), through CARES Act funding, is offering incentive payments to new and current owners to lease a new unit to qualified voucher holders.
Aug 03, 2020

Memphis Eviction Settlement Fund

Facing an eviction?  The Memphis Eviction Settlement Fund may be able to assist.