latest nhpb_banner 1__compressed2



Help Near Me

Immediate Financial Assistance

Rental Assistance

Free Food Pantries

Utility Bill Help

Free Stuff

Work From Home Jobs

Public and Government Assistance

Disability Benefits

Section 8 Housing and Apartments

Senior Help

Free Money

Free Grants

Free Clothes

Charity Assistance

Church Assistance

Community Action Agency

Free Job Training

Help with Medical Bills

Free Healthcare

Free Dental Clinics

Car Payment Assistance

Debt Relief

How to Save Money

Search the Website

Rental assistance in Nashville and Davidson County.

Find charities, churches and government programs that offer assistance with rent, security deposits or housing costs in Nashville and Davidson County. The organizations are committed to providing financial help or referring people to resources. There is emergency rental assistance as well as free legal aid for tenants to stop evictions. Or locate section 8 HUD vouchers in Nashville as well as low income housing without a waiting list, or get grant money to help with paying security deposits or moving expenses. Get help with rent near you in Davidson County TN.

The various forms of rent help can come in the form of cash, grants, or get free advice in applying for government programs, such as section 8 HUD homes or homeless prevention. There are also free motel vouchers for lodging. The demand for these services is very high in the Nashville Tennessee area and unfortunately many programs have waiting lists and/or limited funding.

Any low income renter, that is facing an eviction or that is homeless, can get help getting into a new home or apartment. Call one or more of the organizations listed below in Davidson County Tennessee to find out if you can qualify for rent assistance. Learn where and how to apply for help, or look here for additional programs such as low-income single mother rent assistance programs.

Find help with rent in Davidson County TN area

Metro Action Commission is located at 800 2nd Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37201. The non-profit provides help with rent, mortgage, security deposits, or free basic needs such as furniture. The is also counseling for property taxes and government grant money to help pay for other household expenses. Assistance is only paid out at one time. Phone number - 615-862-8860

Tennessee Housing Development Agency offers a number of programs. The main office is at 502 Deaderick St, Nashville, Tennessee 37243.  In general, they are about housing affordability. Receive rent help, eviction prevention, security deposits, and other financial aid from this government organization. They also help low income families buy a home from low cost loans. All is offered as part of the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. Call (615)-815-2200




Woodbine Community Organization offers mostly mortgage assistance, with some possible programs for renters. The office is at 643 Spence Ln, Nashville, TN 37217. Provides housing assistance, mostly in the form of mortgage payments, to those that qualify for emergency assistance. Some tenants can learn about local resources for missed rent payments as well. Telephone - 615-833-9580

Tennessee's Rental Housing Resource - The organization has free to listings of housing units in Davidson County. Find affordable homes or apartments, Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 grants, handicap accessible, and fair market rental units. Get details on verified resources in Davidson County. Call 1-877-428-8844 for toll-free help in English/Spanish.

Nashville Cares, Inc. - The non-profit offers help to HIV/AIDS patients and their families. Whether supportive housing for people with medical needs, or rent or security deposit grants, there are resources offered. Call 615-259-4866, or the address is 633 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37204.

St. Luke's Community House is based at 5601 New York Ave., Nashville, Tennessee, 37209. Provides help with rent (Section 8 only), security deposits, and mortgage. Applicants to the agency must have children age 18 (in school) or younger in the apartment or home. Or the applicant can be over 60 years old or disabled. One of those conditions needs to be met for housing assistance. Call 615-350-7893

Martha O'Bryan Center - The address is 711 South Seventh Street, Nashville, TN 37206. Any emmergency rental assistance is offered around the 1st of the month, as funding allows. They support tenants in the zip codes of 37206 and 37216. Tenants that have an eviction notice, and are at risk of becoming homeless, they may qualify for rent assistance. Call (615) 254-1791.

Adventist Community Service Center - Has limited rent assistance on a first come and served basis. Aid is offered at most once per year. In some cases, an interest free loan may be issued for paying rent. Madison, Tennessee 37115. Call (615) 860-6001.





Salvation Army Emergency Services Center of Nashville and Davidson County. In some cases, emergency housing , rent, or shelter services are available for qualified low income families or seniors. They may also have free motel or hotel vouchers. Call (615) 242-0411, or the location is 631 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN 37207.

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and The Cumberlands is a free firm at 1321 Murfreesboro Pike, Suite 400, Nashville, TN 37217. There may be free legal eviction assistance for Davidson County families. Representation is housing court is offered as well. Housing issues, civil legal aid, and representation for tenants can be all be provided by attorneys. Telephone (800) 238-1443.

Catholic Charities - Assumption St. Vincent Outreach is a parish at 2013 25th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208. Offers short term financial and rent assistance for the needy. A major focus is on single mothers, immigrants and the elderly in the county. Telephone number is 615-242-1554

Rooftop Nashville Foundation address is 108 7th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203. Offers emergency rental and housing assistance to individuals as well as families in Davidson County. Applicants will need to meet with a social worker too and attend on going case management. Dial (615) 485-5920 or (615) 541-9783, or read more on Rooftop assistance programs.

Ladies of Charity Popular is a charity at 2212 State Street, Nashville, TN, 37203. Based on funding, provide rent and utility assistance. Call (615) 327-3453. Locate financial assistance for paying back or past due rent. Residents need to dial for an appointment and no walk ins accepted. Loans may be issued to income qualified applicants.

Department of Human Services is located at 227 French Landing Dr, Nashville, Tennessee 37243. People with children and who are experiencing difficulties may qualify for temporary cash time-limited benefits for rent and housing expenses. Also need to agree to case management and Personal Responsibility Plan (PRP) from this government organization. Phone number 615-532-4000




Eviction help from grants and rehousing - Several agencies provide money from federal government grants for rental expenses. Other support in Davidson County includes shelter or motel vouchers for the homeless, legal aid for tenants, and emergency solution grants for housing or past due rent costs. More on Nashville area eviction assistance.

Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency operates section 8 Housing Choice vouchers, also known as section 8. This is an income based, government rent assistance program for the low income, disabled, seniors, and people near poverty. the address is 701 South 6th St. Nashville, TN 37206. They also have public housing units, low cost apartments, home buying programs, self-sufficiency, and more. Phone: (615) 252-8400.

Buffalo Valley is based at 501 Park Avenue, S., Hohenwald, TN, 38462. The non-profit agency provides short-term assistance. The funds and grants are intended to help pay rent payments to help families get caught up. Based on funding, they can also help people pay for moving into an apartment or some type of rental property. Phone 1-800-626-6709

North Nashville Outreach -Catholic Charities of Tennessee has multiple sites. This one the address is 2013 25th Ave N, Nashville, TN 3720. Primary phone number - (615) 242-1554 Emergency grant and loan programs may help pay rent to stop homelessness. They are also involved in rehousing.

  • There are other sites as well of the Catholic Charities of Davidson County. Several churches in the region can help as part of CC. There may be financial help (rent, deposits, utilities, etc) as well as furniture from a thrift store. Immigrants, women fleeing violence, minorities, the homeless and others are the main beneficiaries of the rent and financial help. More on Catholic Charities Nashville TN area.

Needlink Nashville address is 1600 56th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37209. Priority for renal help is given to seniors, single mothers, and people with disabilities. Tenants need to have an eviction notice. Receive at most one-time (per year) immediate rental assistance. A board needs to review and decide on the application. The homebound as well as tenants in section 8 housing can also call for intake as well if they need short term help paying their rent on an income based home. Telephone number - 615-269-6835.

Nashville Rescue Mission is a housing and social service agency for the every poor and homeless. There are shelters, warm weather centers (during the winter), furniture programs and additional services. Call (615) 312-1574. The Davidson County agency may have housing assistance for domestic and sexual violence victims. The address is 1716 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208.







Living Development Concepts works to provide affordable housing, including to single moms, the elderly or disabled. The main office is at 3250 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN 37207. Referrals are given, and dial (615) 823-1931.

Hope Station helps single mothers in Davidson County TN pay their rent. There may be financial help for low income and/or middle/moderate income women too. Grants, moving cost help, storage fee assistance and more is offered from 819 33rd Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee 37209. Dial (615) 480-2765

Metropolitan Social Services - Address is 800 2nd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201. They only have referrals and/or link residents to homeless assistance or prevention programs. There may be information on rent assistance, counseling, and more. For linkage, dial (615) 862-6458 or 615-862-6432.


Related Content From


By Jon McNamara

Contact NeedHelpPayingBills


















Contact Us

About Us

Financial Literacy Blog

Privacy policy

Visit Facebook page

Search Site