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Chattanooga

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, Inc.
1301 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37420
(423) 756-6201
Education and counseling, home financing and home improvement programs

Clarksville

Clarksville Housing and Community Development City of Clarksville
One Public Square
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 648-6133
Down payment and closing cost assistance is available to qualified first time homebuyers

Dyersburg: Dyer County

West Tennessee Legal Services

208 S. Church Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024
(731) 285-8181
Email

Housing Counseling, legal guidance

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Hendersonville

New Hope Construction, Inc. 1052 Avondale Dr.
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 396-4673
Toll Free: (866) 396-4673
Nancy Woodard
Seniors at Home program offers affordable homeownership opportunity for very low income seniors in east Tennessee; partners with local agencies by providing pre-framed housing packages.

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Huntingdon: Carroll County

West Tennessee Legal Services 113 W. Paris Street
Huntingdon, TN 38344
(800) 372-8346
Email
Housing Counseling, legal guidance

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Jackson: Madison County

West Tennessee Legal Services
210 W. Main St
Jackson, TN 38101
(731) 986-8975
Email
Housing Counseling, legal guidance
Affordable Housing CDC
206 East Main St.
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 422-1366
Email
Down Payment Assistance Program New Home Construction

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Johnson City: Washington

City of Johnson City Office of Community Development
Keystone Community Center
603 Bert Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601
Phone: (423) 434-6290
Email: Steve Baldwin, Director
Coordinates federal, state and local resources to implement housing rehabilitation, homeownership, homeless shelters and funds other housing development activities. In addition the department also funds fair housing activities, park expansion and development in low and moderate income neighborhoods, economic development activities and provides assistance with Community facility improvements for the handicapped as well as community support services for the at risk population.
Eastern Eight Community Development Corporation, Inc.
221 E. Unaka Avenue
Suite 500
Johnson City, TN 36701
(866) 750-5097 or (423) 232-5097
Fax: (423) 926-0034
Email
Homebuyer education and financial counseling services for low to moderate income residents of Upper East Tennessee

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Knoxville: Knox, Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Union

Disability Resource Center
900 E. Hill Avenue, Suite 120
Knoxville, Tennessee 37915
Phone:? (865) 637-3666
Fax: (865) 637-5616
TTY: (865) 637-6796
Email
The DRC is a Center for Independent Living (CIL). We are a community-based non-residential program of services designed to assist people with disabilities to gain independence and to assist the community in eliminating barriers to independence.
Helen Ross McNabb Services
201 W. Springdale Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: (865) 637-9711 or (800) 255-9711
Independent living housing services. Provide safe, affordable housing that meets the needs of individuals with mental illness is in great demand. In response to this need, the Center has developed and maintains a variety of housing options.
Knox County Community Development
400 Main Street, Suite 339
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-3980
Fax: (865) 215-3997
Email
Knox County's Community Development Block Grant and Home Affordable Housing programs fund projects and conduct activities that improve the quality of life for lower income County residents. It is the County's intent to be the first stop for individuals and/or organizations in need of housing assistance.
Knoxville Area Urban League
1514 E. Fifth Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee 37917
Phone: (865) 524-5511
Fax: (865) 525-5154
Email
Presents free educational seminars to assist first-time homebuyers.? This four-module seminar details selecting, purchasing, financing, and maintaining a home, especially for low to moderate income families.? In addition, all participants receive a copy of their credit report card along with budget counseling.
Knoxville Leadership Foundation
KLF Office Site
901 East Summit Hill Drive, Suite 300
Knoxville, Tennessee 37915
Phone (865) 524-2774
Fax (865) 525-4213
Email
Executive Director Chris Martin
NHI provides the buyer high quality, affordable new homes; up to $23,000 subsidies (based on income); financial/home ownership training and counseling; assistance finding a mortgage; fairly priced homes, well below suburb price.
East Tennessee Human Resources Agency (ETHRA)
9111 Cross Park Drive, Suite D-100
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone (865) 691-2551
HOUSE program funds in the form of a low interest loan of 3%. Contact: HOUSE Program or HOME Program
City of Knoxville
Community Development Housing Programs
Becky Wade, Deputy Director
400 Main Street, Suite 532
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2865
Fax: (865) 215-2962
Email
Fair Housing Program: (865) 215-2120
Housing Programs: (865) 215-2120
Fax: (865) 215-2962
Programs to improve housing opportunities for lower-income homeowners, tenants and first-time homebuyers as well as assistance to organizations serving Knoxville's homeless population.

A Fair Housing Program to promote equal opportunity in housing and to investigate complaints of housing discrimination in Knoxville.

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Memphis: Shelby

City of Memphis Div. of Housing & Community Development
701 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38107
(901) 576-7300
Downpayment assistance and housing programs
Financial Counselors of America 3294 Poplar Ave., Suite 304
Memphis, TN 38111
(877) 450-4404
Email
Individual & group financial counseling
Frayser Community Development Corporation 3684 North Watkins
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 354-9401
Homebuyer education, credit counseling, foreclosure prevention, money management
Lemoyne-Owen College Community Development Corp. 802 Walker Ave., Suite 5
Memphis, TN 38131
(901) 435-1654
Housing: Housing Assistance programs; micro- loans for business
Memphis Housing Resource Center 2400 Poplar Ave.
Suite 220
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 529-1151
Email
Homebuyer Education, Financial Management, Homebuying Process, Home Maintenance, Pre and Post Bankruptcy Counseling
Shelby County Department of Housing 1075 Mullins Station Rd.
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 379-7100
Email
Housing rehab, Down Payment Assistance, Homestead Program, Lead Paint Testing and Hazard Reduction - See all of our services.
The Works 1471 Genesis Circle
Memphis, TN 38106
(901) 946-9675
Homebuying education courses, credit counseling
United Housing, Inc. 51 North Cooper Street
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-1122
Email
Serving Memphis and West Tennessee - Affordable Housing, Housing Counseling, Credit Counseling, Build and rehab houses for low-moderate income buyers, homebuying education courses, credit counseling, loan products, available housing listings
Vollentine Evergreen Community Development Corporation 1680 Jackson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38107
(901) 276-1782
Email
Housing counseling, Build and rehab houses for low-moderate income buyers, homebuying education courses, credit counseling, loan products

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Murfreesboro: Rutherford County

City of Murfreesboro Community
Development Office

Community Development Department
211 Bridge Ave.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 890-4660
Email

Affordable housing assistance program, housing rehab, fair housing contact, housing information

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Nashville - Davidson County

Woodbine Homebuyer's Clubs 222 Oriel St.
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 833-9580
Email
Low-to-moderate self-help classes on homebuying, including budgeting, credit, financing, foreclosure avoidance, available properties for sale.
Affordable Housing Resources, Inc.

1011 Cherry Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 251-0025

Affordable housing in the Nashville area: Homeownership counseling, foreclosure counseling, working with banks and builders, and listing of affordable homes.
Financial Counselors of America

4605 Gallatin Pike
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 891-4395
Email

Individual & group financial counseling
Metro Development and Housing Agency - Community Development Office 701 South 6th St.
Nashville, TN 252-8500
(615) 252-8500
CD Loan, Def. Payment Loan, CD Historical Loan, Emergency Repair Loan, Weatherization assistance, etc.
Housing Fund and The Front Door - Low-to-moderate homeownership

305 11th Ave., South
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 780-7000
Email

Programs on down payment assistance and closing costs with different programs for different incomes.
Tennessee Manufactured Housing Association 604 4th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 256-4733
Email
Referral to companies which build, sell and finance manufactured housing.
The Center for Independent Living of Middle Tennessee

480 Craighead St., Ste. 200
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 292-5803
Toll Free: (866) 992-4568
TDD/TTY: (615) 292-7790
Email

Info and assistance for disabled: accessible home environments; housing; new/modified home environs - Serving Davidson, Cheatham, Wilson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, and Williamson Counties. See all our services.
The Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Community Development Corporation 1203 9th Ave., N.
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 256-4326
Affordable housing, housing counseling, heating and cooling repair
Conexion Americas - Services and Homeownership Programs for the Latino Population 800 18th Ave. S., Suite A
Nashville, TN 37203
Spanish Help Line:
(615) 269-6900
English:
(615) 320-5152
Financial literacy education, Puertas Abiertas/Open Doors Homeownership Program
Nashville Metro Action Commission

1624 5th Ave, North
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 862-8860

Home repairs, HVAC repair, porches, electrical, plumbing, etc; cooling/heating and emergency heating assistance; homeless services; education programs, food; based on income.

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Selmer: McNairy County

West Tennessee Legal Services 141 N. Third Street
Selmer, TN 38375
(731) 645-7961
Email
Housing Counseling, legal guidance

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Smyrna: Rutherford County

Dominion Financial Management, Inc.

660 Fitzhugh Blvd., Suite 100
Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone: 615-220-5858
Fax: 615-220-8828
Contacts

Personal financing, budgeting, credit, debt elimination, homebuying education, and Housing Redevelopment Program. Convenient to Davidson and Rutherford Counties.