Applicant Resources

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We know housing is a significant challenge for many in our community and unfortunately our program cannot serve everyone nor do we provide emergency housing.  Below are additional resources and links to housing counselors and other local housing programs.

Homeownership and Financial Counseling:

HUD Housing Counseling AgenciesThese agencies provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues.  Search for local agencies here -

Financial Empowerment Center – Free financial and credit coaching! They have helped many of Nashvillians improve their credit, lower debts, and implement monthly budgeting skills in order to qualify and become successful homeowners with Habitat or through other mortgage programs. Contact them at (615)748-3620 or to schedule an appointment.

THDA Homebuyer Education Agencies Find local agencies that provide homebuyer education classes.

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Resources to find affordable housing: - – Offers thousands of detailed, up-to-date listings of apartments and homes for rent throughout Tennessee. Plus, they specialize in helping people with special challenges, from affordability to disabilities to emergency housing.  Search by city, county, or ZIP code to find current listings in your area. Or call 1.877.428.8844 for bi-lingual, one-on-one assistance finding the right listing for your needs and budget.

211 Helpline – United Way of Greater Nashville’s 24/7, 365-day information and referral helpline that provides individuals in need with help in times of crisis and beyond.  Call 211, or visit

MDHA (Nashville/Davidson County) – The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency maintains five distinct types of public housing: Elderly Only; Elderly and Disabled; Family; Contemporary; and Market Rate and operates Section 8 Housing Rental Assistance Voucher Program. -

Metro Social Services – For those experiencing a housing crisis in Davidson County, call 615-862-6444.

Lebanon Housing Authority - or 615-444-1872

Dickson & Waverly Housing Authority - or 615-446-9371

THDA Section 8/Housing Choice Vouchers (Wilson, Cheatham, and Robertson Counties) -