Competitive Grants Program

Announcements

2022 Winter THTF Competitive Grants Application Workshop Announcement


Click here for the Program Description: 2022 Winter THTF Competitive Grants Program Description.

Click here for the 2022 Winter THTF Application Workshop Presentation: 2022 Winter Application Workshop Presentation


Purpose

THDA's Tennessee Housing Trust Fund Competitive Grants are awarded to agencies for the purpose of developing and/or preserving rental housing for low- and very-low income households, the elderly, and those with special needs. Examples of special needs populations include the disabled, ex-offenders, victims of domestic abuse, and youth aging out of foster care.


Who Can Apply



Cities, counties, non-profit agencies, public housing authorities, development districts, and other State agencies

Private citizens - Private citizens cannot access this program directly.


Eligible Activities

  • New construction
  • Acquisition of land upon which rental housing will be built
  • Acquisition of existing rental units
  • Rehabilitation of existing units
  • Conversion of non-residential units to residential units


What Type of Funds are Available?

Approximately $5 million is allocated every year, upon approval by THDA's Board of Directors. These funds come from the Tennessee Housing Trust Fund, which is financed by profits from THDA's mortgage loan program. Funds are awarded based upon a rigorous competitive application and scoring process, with two grant rounds awarded every year: one in the fall and one in the spring. The maximum grant award is $500,000 per grantee, per grant round. There is no minimum.

Past Funding Awards

See the 2022 Summer Award Matrix
See the 2021 Winter Award Matrix
See the 2020 Spring Award Matrix
See the 2020 Fall Award Matrix
See the 2019 Spring Competitive Grants Awards
See the 2019 Fall Competitive Grants Awards
See the 2018 Spring Competitive Grants Awards
See the 2018 Fall Competitive Grants Awards



Need more information?

Please contact Toni Shaw, Housing Program Manager, at (615) 815-2034 or at tshaw@thda.org.