News & Media
Oak Ridge demolishes first home under state blight program
May 03, 2017
The Oak Ridge Land Bank demolished its first home under the state’s Blight Elimination Program Wednesday morning.
Knoxville’s MIG named Top THDA Lender for 2016
May 01, 2017
For the 14th consecutive year, Knoxville's Mortgage Investors Group has claimed first place on the Tennessee Housing Development Agency's list of most productive lenders for 2016.
Landlords encouraged to take Zika prevention steps
April 05, 2017
Nashville, Tenn. (April 5, 2017) – Tennessee Housing Development Agency and the Tennessee Department of Health are encouraging landlords and housing agencies to help prevent the transmission of Zika virus over the coming months.
Sevier County eligible to apply for Rebuild and Recover funds
March 29, 2017
The Board of Directors for the Tennessee Housing Development Agency has broadened eligibility for its disaster response program that could now assist Sevier County in its rebuilding of housing.
Street Talk: Down Payment Help Boosts Neighborhood Stabilization Efforts
March 20, 2017
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) is offering $15,000 in down payment assistance to draw homebuyers to targeted neighborhoods across the state.
A Letter from Dr. Ben Carson
March 03, 2017
Incoming HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson issued this letter Thursday night shortly after being sworn into office.
Supportive Housing for Homeless Veterans Renovated
February 17, 2017
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency joined Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland on Friday to celebrate a major renovation project at a home for military veterans who have struggled with homelessness, mental illness, or substance abuse.
THDA Announces $15,000 Incentive to Homebuyers in Targeted Neighborhoods
February 09, 2017
THDA is offering $15,000 in down payment assistance to Great Choice-eligible homebuyers who purchase a home in targeted neighborhoods across the state.
THDA Housing Matters Newsletter for Feb. 2017
February 07, 2017
Check out the latest Housing Matters newsletter from THDA!
Eastern Eight awarded THDA Housing Trust Fund grant
December 23, 2016
Dec. 20, 2016 – Eastern 8 Community Development Corporation is moving forward with plans to revitalize a blighted Kingsport neighborhood with the help of a grant it received from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Keystone receives $500,000 grant from THDA
December 23, 2016
Keystone Development, Inc. is moving forward with the second phase of construction on an affordable housing project for former foster children and homeless veterans thanks to grant funding it received from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Income Restriction Waived in Rental Properties for Victims of Sevier County Wildfires
December 20, 2016
Sevier County wildfire victims who register with FEMA can now apply to live at any LIHTC apartment property even if they do not meet the traditional income restrictions.
THDA providing Emergency Housing Assistance Funds
December 12, 2016
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has made emergency funding available to three locally-based organizations to help persons displaced by the wildfires in Sevier County.