Department Responsibilities

Are you eligible to receive loans or grants to rehabilitate your home? Does your home contain lead-based paint hazards? Are you interested in becoming a homeowner, but aren't sure who to turn to for assistance? Shelby County Department of Housing can help you answer these questions.

Guided by a mission to respond to housing and community development needs of Shelby County, the Department of Housing strives to remove many obstacles that low and moderate-income residents may encounter. From the development of affordable housing to neighborhood parks, the Department of Housing is making Shelby County a better place to live.

For information on Department of Housing programs and services, click the relevant tabs to learn more.

Programs & Services

For an overview of programs and services, click the relevant tabs on the left to learn more; Fair Housing, Rehabilitation Program, Down Payment Assistance Program, Lead Program, and Community Development Block Grant.

Para mas información en Español, por favor llame al (901) 222-4289.

To access information for the hearing or speech impaired call (901) 222-2301.

​Survey Opportunity

The City of Memphis and Shelby County are collaborating on a regional housing and economic opportunity study.

We want to hear from you: What is your housing story? What challenges do you face in finding the housing you need? Can your family find quality schools and employment? Do you think you have experienced housing discrimination?

Help us find solutions to challenges by taking a survey by July 15!

Please click on this link:  www.research.net/r/Memphis-Shelby-AI or copy and paste the URL into your Internet browser. (En Español @ https://es.research.net/r/Memphis-Shelby-AI-sp)

Thank you for participating! Please tell your friends, family and coworkers about the survey.

This survey is being conducted by BBC Research & Consulting, a community consulting firm in Denver. The survey is completely confidential. Your responses will be combined with other responses and used for statistical purposes only. Taking the survey is survey is optional.

If you would like to request assistance with the survey or an alternative format contact Jen Garner at jgarner@bbcresearch.com or 800-748-3222 ext. 236.

Notice of Public Hearings

There are currently no scheduled upcoming public hearings.


​Internship Opportunity

There are currently no internship positions available. 

National Disaster Resilience Competition Grant Award

As a result of successful applications under Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the NDR Competition, Shelby County has been awarded a National Disaster Resilience Grant in the amount of $60,445,163. Complete information on Shelby County’s NDR applications and the successful projects can be found at www.resilientshelby.com To learn more about the NDR applications, the NDR award, NDR projects, and to view the Shelby County NDR Action Plan and monitor the progress of the grant award through Quarterly Performance Reports (QPRs), please click on the Resilient Shelby link above and click on the Documents tab on the website.