News & Media
March 1: THDA’s Ralph Perrey joins Rep. Sparks to talk homeownership and take calls on WGNS 1450 AM
February 28, 2018
Rep. Mike Sparks will dive into the challenges and opportunities facing Rutherford County homebuyers this Thursday morning when THDA Executive Director Ralph M. Perrey joins him for the Rutherford Issues radio show and podcast.
Transportation costs add to housing affordability crunch
February 26, 2018
More than half of the Tennessee communities where housing is currently considered affordable are actually unaffordable when transportation costs are factored in, according to new research from THDA.
Renovations at Old Hickory Towers improve, protect affordable housing for seniors
February 23, 2018
With the cutting of a ribbon today, the renovation of eleven floors of affordable housing for senior citizens and persons with disabilities is officially complete at Old Hickory Towers.
THDA Housing Matters newsletter for Jan.-Feb. 2018
February 15, 2018
Check out the latest news from THDA in the Jan.-Feb. 2018 edition of our Housing Matters newsletter.
Home prices at all-time high in Tennessee, says THDA's 2017 Housing Market at a Glance
February 12, 2018
Frayser CDC removes blighted home
January 30, 2018
An empty, heavily damaged home in the Frayser area of Memphis has been cleared from its lot to make way for new affordable housing, thanks to the Frayser CDC and THDA's Blight Elimination Program.
Perrey Joins FHLB Advisory Council
January 19, 2018
THDA Executive Director Ralph Perrey has officially joined the Federal Home Loan Bank's Affordable Housing Advisory Council for a three-year term.
THDA sets $198 million record for bond financing of affordable housing
January 10, 2018
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency closed a record $198.1 million in tax-exempt bonds to finance the construction of affordable housing in 2017.
THDA tops $409 million in home loans for 2017
January 05, 2018
Topping $409 million and 3,200 homebuyers in 2017, the Tennessee Housing Development Agency is celebrating its most productive year for home loans since the start of the Great Recession a decade ago.
Replacing blight with new homes for U.S. veterans in Memphis
January 04, 2018
THDA delivered $500,000 to help United Housing, Inc., build brand new houses for U.S. military veterans on five empty lots in Memphis where blighted homes used to stand.
THDA program helps Hancock homeowner make repairs
December 21, 2017
For years, Heidi Taylor had to park her car at the bottom of a steep, curved driveway and walk up the hill to her home. Those muddy, and sometimes dangerous, walks are now a thing of the past thanks to the work of Clinch-Powell Resource Conservation and Development and a new program from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
THDA Housing Matters Newsletter Fall-Winter 2017
December 18, 2017
Check out the latest issue of the THDA Housing Matters newsletter.
THDA awards challenge grant to Memphis Habitat
December 14, 2017
THDA’s Board of Directors approved $500,000 in the form of a “challenge grant” to Memphis Habitat, requiring the nonprofit to raise $2.5 million over the next six months to receive the funds.
Tennessee foreclosures cut in half since 2014
November 30, 2017
Across the state of Tennessee, the number of homes in foreclosure has been cut in half since the end of 2014.