We believe that housing is a basic human right, which is why we are working to build stronger programs and policies to achieve the mission of ending homelessness in Memphis/Shelby County.

Building relationships with area landlords who offer reasonably priced housing helpsto sharpen our focus on building independence rather than teaching individuals how to be homeless.

AS A LANDLORD, YOU HAVE
IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO:

  • Tenants who pay their rent on time.
  • Tenants who are good neighbors.
  • Tenants who take care of their property.
  • Tenants who rent on a long-term basis.
OVERVIEW OF HOUSING PROGRAMS & BENEFITS
HOUSING TYPE DESCRIPTION BENEFIT TO LANDLORD

 

Rapid
Re-housing

  • Helps individuals and families 
    to quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing.
  • Helps tenants pay for housing.
  • Helps to access services so people can stay in housing.
  • Consistent flow of timely payments.
  • Continuous oversight of property use and condition.
  • Regular unit inspections to prevent matters that could be costly.
  • Counseling on housing matters.
  • Master lease option with a point of contact (PSH).

 

Permanent
Supportive
Housing

  • Allows tenants to receive long-term housing assistance.
  • Makes support services available on a consistent basis


In 2016, there were 8,779 people experiencing homelessness in the state of Tennessee. 

Will you join the fight to end homelessness in Memphis/Shelby County?