Creating Homes Initiative – 2

Program Overview

In response to the appropriation of funds in State Fiscal Year 2020 by Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee General Assembly to the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) for the support of the Tennessee Creating Homes Initiative, the THDA Board of Directors approved a one time allocation of $3.0 million to expand permanent recovery housing options for individuals recovering from an Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

Application Workshop Announcement

In collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, THDA is pleased to announce application workshops for the Creating Homes Initiative – 2 (CHI-2) Program. This program is seeking creative and innovative proposals that expand permanent recovery housing options for individuals recovering from an Opioid Use Disorder.The amount available is $3.0 million.The maximum grant amount is $500,000.There is no grant minimum. THDA will accept applications from private, non-profit organizations and local public housing authorities. All housing funded through the CHI-2 Program must be rental and address the housing needs of households with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income (AMI).

The workshops will be held as follows:

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday 11/05/2019

9 – 11 AM CDT

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville
414 Harding Place, Nashville, TN 37211

Tuesday 11/12/2019

1 – 3 PM CST

Universal Life Insurance Building
Memphis Entrepreneurs Network Center
480 Doctor M.L.K. Jr Ave, Memphis, TN38126

Monday 11/18/19

1 – 3 PM EST

Knoxville Urban League
1514 East 5th Ave, Knoxville, TN37917


Applications for the CHI-2 Program must be received by THDA on or before Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 4 PM CST. THDA anticipates notifying successful applicants by March 31, 2019, with contracts effective April 1, 2020.

Program Description and Application Documents:

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