Welcome to Applicant Portal

Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency

Online applications are not being accepted at this time.

Do you need to update your contact information on your active application you entered after 9/12/2017? If so, please Login to RentCafe here to make your contact changes. Otherwise, please login below to update your contact information on your older active application.

This Applicant Portal allows you to keep your active application contact information updated in order for MDHA to accurately contact you during the next phase of your housing application process. To use this portal, login at the Returning Visitor area by entering your username and password that you used to register your application. If you have more than one active application on file at MDHA, you will need to login using the username and password that you used for each application in order to update your contact information for each active application. Do not use this portal if your application has been denied or cancelled.

MDHA Waiting Lists Activity Log

Listed below are all waiting lists currently managed by MDHA and when the waiting list was last opened for new applications. You can use this list to determine when you may have applied for a particular waiting list and refer back to your email history to reference any related MDHA waiting list correspondences.

Waiting List Type Status Prior Open Period Future Open Period
Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) Tenant Based Vouchers Active, Closed 9/13/2017 - 9/19/2017
Andrew Jackson Courts Traditional Family Active, Closed 4/6/2016 - 4/18/2016
Carleen Batson Waller Manor Elderly Only Active, Closed 9/19/2016 - 10/31/2016
Cayce Place Traditional Family Active, Closed 2/10/2017 - 2/21/2017
Cheatham Place Traditional Family Active, Closed 4/6/2016 - 4/18/2016
Cumberland View Traditional Family Active, Closed 4/6/2016 - 4/18/2016
Edgefield Manor Elderly Only Active, Closed 9/19/2016 - 10/31/2016
Edgehill Apartments Traditional Family Active, Closed 4/6/2016 - 4/18/2016
Gernert Studio Apartments Elderly Only Active, Closed 9/19/2016 - 10/31/2016
Hadley Park Towers Elderly and Disabled Active, Closed 10/12/2016 - 10/17/2016
J. Henry Hale Apartments Contemporary Family Active, Closed 5/2/2016 - 5/9/2016
Levy Place Contemporary Family Active, Closed 5/2/2016 - 5/9/2016
Madison Towers Elderly and Disabled Active, Closed 9/28/2016 - 10/3/2016
Napier Place Traditional Family Active, Closed 4/6/2016 - 4/18/2016
Neighborhood Housing Traditional Family Active, Closed 4/6/2016 - 4/18/2016
Parkway Terrace Contemporary Family Active, Closed 5/2/2016 - 5/9/2016
Parthenon Towers Elderly and Disabled Active, Closed 10/5/2016 - 10/10/2016
Historic Preston Taylor Apartments Contemporary Family Active, Closed 5/2/2016 - 5/9/2016
Sudekum Apartments Traditional Family Active, Closed 1/27/2017 - 2/6/2017
Vine Hill Apartments Contemporary Family Active, Closed 5/2/2016 - 5/9/2016
Vine Hill Studio Apartments Elderly and Disabled Active, Closed 10/19/2016 - 10/24/2016

For applicants who received application assistance from MDHA and need to update your contact information, you will need to email us to request these changes on your behalf. Please identify yourself and what contact changes are requested in your email. For Section 8 applications, please e-mail us at section8@nashville-mdha.org. For Public Housing applications, please e-mail us at AssetManagement@nashville-mdha.org. Please do not email us with requested changes if your application has been denied or cancelled.


If you forgot your username, then click on the Forgot username? button below and follow the instructions. You will need to know your email address that you used and your registration number. If your confirmation number was A0079146, then your registration number will be 79146.

If you forgot your password, then click on the Forgot password? button below and follow the instructions. You will need to know your username and the answer to your security question when you registered.


Notice: Username registration for the upcoming Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) waiting list will not be accepted until 9/13/2017 at Noon CDT. This website portal is not used for username registration. This website portal is strictly used to update your contact information on your active online applications submitted to MDHA prior to 9/13/2017.

Login with your Username and Password at the Returning Visitor area only.

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MDHA provides equal opportunity and does not discriminate based upon race, color or national origin in access to or in operation of any program or services provided by MDHA. If you need assistance with language interpretation or other services, please call 615-252-8464. A Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) 615-252-8599 is available for the hearing impaired.

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