Rehabilitation Program

Program Overview

The Shelby County Housing Rehabilitation Program is for improving housing conditions for low and moderate-income families outside the city limits of Memphis by correcting health and safety hazards and code violations. 

The purpose of the rehabilitation program is:

  • Reduction of unsafe unsanitary housing conditions
  • Neighborhood preservation, neighborhood reinvestment, and community pride
  • Improvement to low and moderate income owner occupants and correction of housing code violations


The Rehabilitation Program assists homeowners’ who can meet the following qualifications:

  • Live in Shelby County outside of the city of Memphis. Applicants must live in one of the following cities or towns: Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Germantown, Unincorporated Memphis/Shelby County, and Millington.
  • Homeowners must meet HUD income requirements:
Household SizeIncome Level
1 Person$33,600
2 Person$38,400
3 Person$43,200
4 Person$48,000
5 Person$51,850
6 Person$55,700
7 Person$59,550
8 Person$63,400
HUD Income Requirements

How To Apply

To apply for assistance, complete the application for the Rehabilitation Program. Be sure all questions are answered and the requested documentation is returned with the application. Download the application here. Completed applications and related documentation can be mailed to the following address:

Ms. Antoinette Knowlton, Housing Department
1075 Mullins Station Road
Memphis, TN 38134

For additional information about the Rehabilitation Program, contact Ms. Antoinette Knowlton Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM at (901) 222-7605.