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MAHTF grant program awardees
HCD announces awardees for Memphis Affordable Housing Trust Fund competitive grant program
Posted on 12/12/2019
Thursday the City of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development announced the first awardees for the competitive grant program for the Memphis Affordable Housing Trust Fund (MAHFT) to advance the Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan to promote and protect housing affordability. A total of $913,600 has been awarded to eight local agencies. The funds awarded through the MAHTF are aimed to create and preserve safe affordable housing for low-income households and families. 

The agencies awarded during this grant round include: 

• United Housing - Orange Mound Home Repair ($75,000); Orange Mound Home Rehab ($125,000)

• Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis - Aging in Place Home Repair ($200,000)

• Service Over Self – Home Repair ($60,000)

• Frayser CDC – Home Repair ($65,000)

• Klondike Smokey City/Neighborhood Preservation Inc.: The Heart of Memphis - Home Rehab Program ($50,000)

• The Heights CDC – Home Rehab ($50,000)

• Promise Development Corporation – Home Rehab ($78,600)

• Neighborhood Count It Up, Build It – Re-Entry Home Rehab Program ($75,000)

Grantees are being awarded $50-$200K to support rehab and repair projects. Eligible developers, community development corporations, and community housing development organizations will focus on addressing the housing needs of households that earn up to 80 percent of Area Median Income (AMI) were invited to apply. Funds awarded must be used for single-family rehab or single-family home repair. Private individuals, such as homeowners or interested residents, are NOT permitted to receive direct grants or loans from the MAHTF. Homeowners are encouraged to seek assistance through the nonprofits awarded MAHTF funds.

Obtain additional information at memphistn.gov.

Project summaries can be viewed here
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