If you are seeking legal assistance contact Memphis Area Legal Services at 901-523-8822 or The Memphis Fair Housing Center at 901-432-4663.
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Contact Ms. Antoinette Knowlton at (901) 222-7605 for pre-screening and to receive an application.
Be prepared to submit the following with an application:
1) Proof of income for each person in the household that is over 18
If Employed: (6) six most recent check stubs or employer printout SS, SSI, Retirement, and/or Pension (award letter).2) Proof of current mortgage Most recent statement, which shows next due date, last payment, escrow and late charges (if applicable)3) Proof of current homeowners insurance Copy of policy, which shows current coverage dates
Contact Mr. Safranski Durr with questions concerning the application process at (901) 222-7603 or click on the "Lead Program" tab and download a copy of the program application packet.
No, not at this time. Please check the webpage for the specific Housing program that interests you. You will find an application that can be downloaded on that page or contact information for how to have an application sent to you. Completed applications cannot be returned via email.
Please contact Ms. Sharon Hyde at (901) 222-7612 for a status update on your application.
The approval letter will include an estimated date for the lead inspection. Someone will contact you to confirm the inspection date and time. If the letter does not contain the estimated date, please contact Interim Program Manager Sharon Hyde at (901) 222-7612.
From the time of application approval, the process could take at least 2.5 months before work is started on your home.
If you are approved for work on your home through the Shelby County Rehabilitation Program or the Shelby County Lead Hazard Control Program, you will not pay for anything or pay back anything unless you want to sell the house within the lien period. For the Rehabilitation Program, the lien period if 5 years and for the Lead Hazard Control Program the period is 1 year.
No. All projects are bid out to certified contractors in a sealed bid process.
If you had work done on your home through the Lead Hazard Control Program, contact Ms. Sharon Hyde at (901)222-7612.
If you had work done on your home through the Rehabilitation Program, contact Ms. Antoinette Knowlton at (901) 222-7605.
To file a complaint contact the Tennessee Human Rights Commission by visiting their website www.tn.gov/humanrights/
Contact Mr. Israel Henry at (901) 222-7616.
If you live in the City of Memphis, you may qualify for the Shelby County Lead Hazard Control Program. Contact Mr. Safranski Durr at (901) 222-7603 for more information or click on the Lead Program tab.
Only citizens in Shelby County outside of the city of Memphis may qualify for the Shelby County Rehabilitation Program.
Other organizations that you may contact:
Habitat for Humanity- Aging in Place Program: (901) 322-3500
MLGW- Project Care: (901) 528-4188
City of Memphis- Weatherization Assistance Program: (901) 636-7366
Contact Tom Fletcher at (901) 222-7608 for information or click on the "Contractor Information" tab for detailed information on how to get set up as a contractor.
Download the packet of information needed here. If you have questions about the process, contact Ms. Sharon Hyde at (901) 222-7612.
The Shelby County Department of Housing does not administer a Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program. Contact the Memphis Housing Authority for information on their Housing Choice Voucher Program at (901) 544-1347.
The Shelby County Department of Housing does not provide emergency housing assistance. Contact the Memphis Fair Housing Center to inquire about such services at (901) 432-4663.
The Shelby County Department of Housing does not provide mortgage or utility assistance. Contact the Shelby County Community Services Agency at (901) 222-4315 for information about utility assistance or (901) 535-2200 for information about mortgage/rent assistance.
For any type of infestation issue contact the Shelby County Health Department at 901-222-9000.
For any service that is not listed, call the Shelby County 311 service by simply dialing 311. You can file a complaint and your complaint/inquiry will be routed to the proper agency.