ANNOUNCEMENT: The application period for the 2020 CHI-2 Grant is now closed.

In collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, THDA is pleased to offer the Creating Homes Initiative–2 (CHI-2) Program. CHI-2 seeks creative and innovative proposals that expand permanent recovery housing options for individuals recovering from an Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

The amount available is $3.0 million. The maximum grant award amount is $500,000. There is no grant minimum. THDA will accept applications from private organizations, 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 recovering from OUD, with incomes at-or-below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

CHI–2 – Award Announcement

Creating Homes Initiative - 2 Award Determination Matrix

Program Start-up Forms


Program Description and Application Documents:

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